Trevor L. Bradley

Counsel

  • Overview

    Biography

    Trevor Bradley's commercial litigation practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and competition claims, including non-compete, trade secret, and unfair and deceptive trade practices claims. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Manufacturing Team and has extensive experience litigating product related claims, including class actions, mass tort claims, and supply chain disputes for manufacturers and distributors in a range of industries facing significant exposure. Trevor has obtained successful results for his clients in the state and federal courts throughout the United States. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned businesses in a broad variety of industrial and commercial sectors. Trevor is resident in the firm’s Stamford and New York offices.

    Intellectual Property Litigation

    Trevor litigates trademark, trade secret, copyright, false advertising, and patent claims in courts across the country. He has obtained positive results for clients in intellectual property cases involving a wide array of products and technology.

    Manufacturing Dispute Resolution and Litigation

    Trevor has extensive experience litigating product related claims, including class actions, toxic tort and mass tort claims, and supply chain disputes for a variety of clients facing significant exposure.

    Trevor also advises manufacturers and distributors of products and equipment in a range of industries on liability exposure, risk management, and risk avoidance.

    Commercial Litigation

    In addition to intellectual property and manufacturing related disputes, Trevor has significant experience litigating high stakes business disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, and tortious interference claims. Trevor has particular experience litigating a variety of competition claims, including non-compete, non-solicitation, trade libel, antitrust, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. 

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

        Commercial Litigation

      • Obtained a $50 million judgment and successfully foreclosed on the security interests for a global technology provider in a lawsuit brought against a number of its competitors to recover on a note our client had purchased from a third party.

      • Obtained summary judgment for our client, a cybersecurity and data backup company, enforcing a forfeiture for competition provision and dismissing the defendant’s counterclaims.

      • Other Experiences

      • Obtained summary judgment for our client, large commercial lines property & casualty insurance company, enforcing a forfeiture for competition provision and dismissing the defendant’s counterclaims.

      • Obtained favorable settlement after winning partial summary judgment for our client, a global provider of integrated financial information and analytics, in lawsuit brought by an outsourcing company alleging breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duty, and fraud.

      • Commercial Litigation

      • Obtained dismissal for our client, one of the largest cable operators in the United States, in putative class actions accusing it of unfair trade practices and consumer protection violations. 

      • Successfully defended and obtained a favorable settlement for our client, a premium all-natural pet product company in breach of contract, fraud, and unfair trade practices lawsuit.

      • Intellectual Property Litigation

      • Represented a luxury cosmetic and skin care brand in lawsuit seeking relief for trademark infringement and counterfeiting. Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of our client.

      • Represented a global provider of cloud computing and software as a service products in lawsuit accusing a competitor of false advertising. Obtained favorable settlement for client.

      • Represent manufacturer and seller of septic systems accused of infringing patents for a wastewater treatment system.

      • Manufacturing Dispute Resolution and Litigation

      • Serve as outside general counsel of a privately held biodefense manufacturer.

      • Serve as national litigation counsel for a manufacturer of high-performance cycling components.  Recently obtained a dismissal for this client on jurisdicational grounds in product liability and breach of warranty action.

      • Obtained a finding of no liability for our client, a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals that shipped cargo on the MSC Flaminia, following two separate liability phases involving six weeks of trial. The MSC Flaminia experienced a major casualty in transit to Europe in 2012 resulting in crew member casualties, lost cargo, and extensive vessel damage.

      • Represented a global manufacturer of household appliances in defense of product liability and property damage claim. Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of our client.

      • Represented a leading manufacturer of infant formula in defense of novel product liability claim. Obtained dismissal for client.

      • Represented manufacturers and distributors of products and equipment in a variety of industries, including the automotive, aviation and aerospace, and construction industries, as national and local counsel in multi-jurisdiction asbestos and benzene litigation.*

      • *Attorney Bradley was counsel in these representative transactions prior to joining Robinson+Cole.

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    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Massachusetts Bar Association

      Connecticut Bar Association

      Fairfield County Bar Association

      New York State Bar Association

      American Bar Association
      Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee Vice Chair (2021 - 2022)
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Robinson+Cole Community Service Award Recipient, 2023

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County
      Lower Fairfield Advisory Board (2022 - Current)
      Stamford Community Board (2021 - 2022)

      McGivney Community Center
      Board of Directors (2022 - present)

      New Canaan Community Foundation
      Appeal Committee (2021)
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "Delaware Court Again Strikes Down Restrictive Covenant in the Sale of Business," co-authored with Curtis J. Crowther, published in Delaware Business Court Insider (4/5/2023)
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      "New Enforcement Tools in Regulating Cryptocurrency," co-authored with Benjamin M. Daniels, published in the New York Law Journal (3/7/2023)
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      "Litigation & Enforcement Fallout of the SPAC Boom," co-authored with Benjamin M. Daniels, Er (Arila) Zhou and Jenna M. Scoville, published in Bloomberg Law (August 2022)
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      "5th Circ. Ruling Signals Judicial Shift On SEC Admin Process," co-authored with Benjamin M. Daniels, published in Law360 Expert Analysis (6/27/2022)
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      "Mailer’s Remorse: Notice Letters and Personal Jurisdiction for Declaratory Judgment Lawsuits," co-authored with John L. Cordani, published in IPWatchdog (5/12/2022)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • August 3, 2023

        Robinson+Cole Presents 2023 Awards for Outstanding Contributions

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      • April 7, 2023

        Curtis Crowther and Trevor Bradley Author Delaware Business Court Insider Article on Restrictive Covenant Enforcement

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      • December 7, 2022

        Trevor Bradley Named to Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County – Lower Fairfield Advisory Board

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      • September 2, 2022

        Benjamin Daniels, Arila Zhou, Trevor Bradley and Jenna Scoville Author SPAC Litigation Article for Bloomberg Law

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      • June 29, 2022

        Ben Daniels and Trevor Bradley Author Law360 Expert Analysis Article on Judicial Shift on SEC Admin Process

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      • May 13, 2022

        John Cordani and Trevor Bradley Co-Author IPWatchdog Article on Notice Letters and Personal Jurisdiction

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      • March 9, 2022

        Trevor Bradley Elected to McGivney Community Center Board of Directors

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      R+C News Releases

      • December 19, 2023

        Robinson+Cole Elects New Partners and Counsel

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    • Legal Updates/Newsletters

      Legal Updates/Newsletters

      "New York Proposed Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Vetoed; FTC and NLRB Proposed Nationwide Bans Remain Pending" co-authored with Stephen W. Aronson and Ian T. Clarke-Fisher (1/9/2024)

      "New York Inches Closer to Banning Non-Compete Agreements" co-authored with Ian T. Clarke-Fisher and Stephen W. Aronson (6/23/23)

      "Buyer Beware: Delaware Court of Chancery Declines to Blue-Pencil Restrictive Covenant in M&A Transaction" co-authored with Curtis J. Crowther (11/29/22)

      "Fifth Circuit Decision Threatens to Upend SEC’s Use of Administrative Proceedings" co-authored with Benjamin M. Daniels (6/7/2022)

      "Limiting Antitrust Exposure in the Employment Setting" (6/1/2022)

      "IP+T Intelligence Newsletter" co-authored with Jenna M. Scoville, Benjamin M. Daniels and John L. Cordani (Q2 2022)