George D. Moustakas

Professional Experience

Mr. Moustakas devotes his practice to intellectual property litigation, transactions, due diligence and strategic counseling. He has over 20 years of experience representing Fortune 500 companies involved in the litigation, acquisition, development and licensing of various technologies.

Prior to joining Harness Dickey, Mr. Moustakas represented companies and academic institutions in complex litigation.

Representative Cases

  • Certain Automotive Multimedia Display and Navigation Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same Read More »
  • KV Pharmaceutical Co. v. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc Read More »
  • Borgwarner TorqTransfer Systems v. New Venture Gear Inc. Read More »
  • Richard K. Niemi, et al v. American Axle Mfg. & Holding, Inc., et al Read More »
  • Iridex v. Synergetics Read More »
  • North American Container, Inc. v. Plastipak Packaging Inc. Read More »
  • Precisia, LLC v. Retail Systems International, Inc. Read More »
  • Dana Corp. v. American Axle & Mfg., Inc. Read More »
  • Laughlin Products, Inc. v. Magic Tan, LLC Read More »
  • Emerson Power Transmission Manufacturing v. Power Drive Read More »
  • Kennametal v. Cerametal s.a.r.l. and International WaterJet Parts, Inc. Read More »
  • Town & Country Cedar Homes, Inc. v. Donald Henry, Barbara Henry, and Kerry Smith Read More »
  • Fishbones Sand Lake Road, Inc. v. Outback Steakhouse, Inc., et al. Read More »
  • Cadillac Products v. Primex Plastics Corp. & Creative Foam Corp. Read More »
  • Stimsonite Corp. v. Nightline Markers, Inc. Read More »


J.D., cum laude, Michigan State University
B.S. in Biology, Wayne State University
Minor in Chemistry, Wayne State University

Honors & Distinctions

  • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars: 2014
  • Named as a Leading Lawyer:  2014 - 2015
  • U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers, Litigation-Intellectual Property: 2013 - 2015
  • Top Lawyer, DBusiness Magazine, Litigation-Intellectual Property Law: 2014, 2016
  • American Jurisprudence Awards, Jurisprudence and Estate & Gift Taxation
  • Moot Court National Team

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George D. Moustakas Attorney

George D. Moustakas

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