Biography

Terra Hittson is an associate in the firm's Litigation department.

Representative Matters

Trademark
Represented a leading manufacturer of chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery in a trademark and trade dress dispute with a competitor, culminating in settlement.

Represented national news media entity in a trademark dispute, culminating in settlement.

Copyright
Represented media entity seeking a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order under the “hot news” doctrine for a live, televised event.

False Advertising
Represented pet food manufacturer in several related cases involving advertising claims, culminating in settlement.

Antitrust
Representing major financial institution in multidistrict class action litigation alleging violations in the structure and practices of the payment card industry.

Representing European bank in a putative class action alleging manipulation of the silver market.

Patent
Represented a major pharmaceutical and medical device company against claims of patent infringement, culminating in settlement.

Pro Bono
Representing four Iraqi torture victims in litigation under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.

Ongoing advice on Title VII and Title VI discrimination cases with respect to funding of public high school sports.

Advised employer on healthcare related matters, including the illegality of transgender discrimination in the provision of health care insurance.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York

Publications

  • Contributor to www.AntitrustUpdateBlog.com

  • Co-Author, Second Circuit Requires Antitrust Pleading to Provide Factual Support for All “Necessary Premises,23 IP Litigator, no. 2, March/April 2017, at 27.

  • Contributor, Antitrust Year in Review (United States), ABA Section of International Law (2015)

  • Co-Author, EU Pursues Questionable Antitrust Case Against Google, Law360 (June 1, 2015)

  • Co-Author, The Robinson-Patman Act – Issues Presented by the Club Channel: The Clorox Case, Inside Counsel (July 7, 2015)

  • Suzanne B. Goldberg, Terra Hittson & Kevin Hu, The Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Its Scope, History, and Prospects, in Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace: A Practical Guide (Christine Michelle Duffy ed. Bloomberg BNA 2014)