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Crystal T. Broughan


1200 Riverplace Boulevard, Ste. 800
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Crystal T. Broughan


Shareholder Crystal Broughan’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property (IP) matters such as trademarks, trade secrets, copyright infringement cases, and domain name disputes. She prepares and files trademark and copyright applications, licensing agreements, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements for a wide variety of clients. In addition, she represents clients before the Trademark Trials and Appeals Board on trademark disputes and the World Intellectual Property Organization on domain name disputes.

Ms. Broughan also manages third-party and first-party insurance defense cases, insurance investigations and litigation on behalf of insurance companies’ special investigation units and multiple claims investigation units.

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted in 1990, Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


Professional Affiliations

  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Master
  • Jacksonville Women’s Network, Legal Section member
  • Defense Research Institute Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
  • International Trademark Association
    • Law Firm Committee
    • Anti-counterfeiting Committee
    • Copyright Committee
  • Florida Bar Association
    • Business Law Section, Present
    • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 2008-2014
    • Code & Rules of Evidence Committee, 2005-2008
    • Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, 2002-2005
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Franchise, Intellectual Property, and Technology Law Committee, Past Chair, 2012-2013
    • Judicial Relations Committee, 2009-2010
    • Law Week committee, 2007-2009
  • Federal Bar Association, Duval County Chapter

Honors & Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Jacksonville Business Journal
    • BizTech Innovation Awards, Best Intellectual Property Attorney, 2016
  • Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee
    • Insurance Attorney of the Year, 2012
  • Florida Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecution
    • Award of Excellence, 1996
    • No Guts No Glory Award, 1995
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2017-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America
    • Lawyer of the Year – Litigation – Intellectual Property

Community Affiliations

  • South Jacksonville Rotary Club
  • Jacksonville Sister Cities Association, Immediate Past President
  • Small Business Resource Network
    • Membership Committee
    • Steering Committee
    • Chair Legal Network
  • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2010
  • Leadership Orlando, Class of 1984



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