Intellectual Property Rights
Chair, Venable's national Advertising Litigation Group


Roger Colaizzi

Roger Colaizzi chairs Venable's national Advertising Litigation Group.

Roger Colaizzi chairs Venable's national Advertising Litigation Group. He has significant trial experience in Intellectual Property Rights, including Lanham Act false advertising, state deceptive trade practices, trademark, trade dress, patent, copyright, unfair competition, direct to consumer marketing, social networking, affiliate advertising, and other e-commerce matters.

He has successfully brought and defended against dozens of emergency preliminary injunction motions and requests for temporary restraining orders, which are important remedies in competitive advertising and the protection of intellectual property, product brands and other proprietary assets.

He has represented clients before regulatory agencies such as the FTC and self-regulating bodies such as ERSP and NAD, and in state Attorneys General investigations.  He also counsels clients in many global brand protection matters.

From 2010 to 2016, Mr. Colaizzi was named one of the top advertising litigators by legal guides Chambers USA and Legal 500. 

Speaker at events in: 2017, 2014