Thomas M. Dunlap

Thomas M. Dunlap: Attorney with Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC
  • Managing Partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC (62 Attorneys)
  • 211 Church Street S.E., Leesburg, VA 20175
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  • Tom Dunlap is a partner with Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver. Managing the firm's Intellectual Property & Business Litigation practice, much of which is devoted to rights holders representation (copyright/ tradmark/ patent), government/ defense contracts and aviaition matters on the business side.
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Attorney Awards


Phi Delta Phi. Selected: 2010 Hollywood Reporter's "100 Most Powerful Lawyers" in Entertainment; One of Twelve Top Northern Virginia Lawyers, Northern Virginia Magazine, June-July 2006; Virginia Super Lawyer Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation, 2008. Member, Varsity Fencing and Rugby Teams, Lafayette College. Commissioner: Leesburg Executive Airport; Board of Directors, Community Free Clinic and Loudoun Cares; Ceres Nanosciences, Biotechnology Company. Graduate, Army OCS. Recon Scout Platoon Leader, A Troop, 1-158th CAV (RECON). Aide de Camp to Commanding General, 29th Infantry Division. Commander of HHC, 116th BSTB Infantry. National Silver Medalist, Burmese Kickboxing, 2002. Author: Avoiding Small Business Litigation, Red Eagle Publishing, 2004; Intellectual Property for Small Business, SBDC 2005; Best Practices & Winning Legal Strategies for New Technology & Privacy Issues, ReedLogic, 2006; Electronic Signature Laws: Chapter 8: E-Sign & UETA - Electronic Signatures in the United States, Lexis-Nexis Butterworths, UK; eDiscovery: Obtaining & Preserving Digital Evidence in Federal Court, MIS TI Europe Journal, London, UK, 2008.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Biotechnology
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trade Secrets
  • Business Litigation
  • Aviation Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
571-293-6928  Phone
202-316-8558 ext. 3885  Phone
202-318-0242  Fax
University Attended:
Lafayette College, B.A., 1994; University of Maryland, M.S., Biotechnology, 2011
Law School Attended:
Washington & Lee University, J.D., 1999
Year of First Admission:
1999, Virginia; 2009, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia; 2000, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia and U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; 2001, District of Columbia; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court; 1999, Maryland; 1999, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Loudoun County (President), Federal and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar (Member, Intellectual Property Law Section); District of Columbia Bar (Member, Intellectual Property Law Section); Maryland State Bar Association, Inc. (Committee Member, Membership Committee, Intellectual Property Law Section).
Captain, Cavalry, U.S. Army, National Guard, 2000-2009
Special Agencies:
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO); Trademark Trial & Appeals Board (TTAB); Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Birth Information:
New Jersey, 1972
Reported Cases:
Worldwide Film Entertainment, LLC v. Does 1 - 749 (DDC 2010); Voltage Pictures v. Does 1-5,000 (DDC 2010); Acte/ Neunte Breitlings v. Does 1 - 4,747 (DDC 2010); Call of the Wild 3D v. Does 1-353 (DDC 2010); Christian Family Limited Partnership v. DeBenveniste (VA Sp Ct, 2010); Rescue Phone, Inc. v. Enforcement Tech. Group Inc., 2007 US District Lexis 49401 (EDVA 2007); Allertek Systems, LLC v. Pillar Wellness & Rehab., Inc. et al. (MDFL 2007); MIZ Engineering v. Avganim et al. (EDVA 2006); Wilson v. Generals Court, Sp. CEVA Record 032165 (Sup.Ct.Va. 2004); Tamburo, et al v. Dworkin, et al (Feb 2005); Advance, et al v. Smash, LLC (Dec 2004) (EDVA 2004); WAKA, LLC v. DCKickball (May 2006) (DDC 2006); Buffalo Wing Factory, Inc. v. Mohd (Jun 2006) (Fairfax County Circuit Court 2006); Sherry Wilson and Co., Inc. v. Generals Court, L.C. (Loudoun County Circuit Court 2002).
Hobbies & interests:
Instrument Rated Pilot; Rescue Certified SCUBA; Maritime Archeological Historical Society (MAHS); Sailing; Burmese Kickboxing (2002 National Silver Medal).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (19 reviews)
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