Donalt J. Eglinton - Ward and Smith, P.A.

Donalt J. Eglinton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Mr. Eglinton's practice focuses primarily in the area of commercial litigation.  This includes, among other matters, disputes involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; trade secrets; covenants not to compete; franchise and license agreements; construction; organizational and business matters; and the purchase, sale, and warranty of goods.  He has represented parties in some of the most complex and contested trademark and copyright actions filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.  Mr. Eglinton also has represented parties in patent infringement actions filed in North Carolina, Texas, and California, and he has represented parties in cancellation proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  He is a speaker for the North Carolina Bar Foundation.  He has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law.

Central Michigan UniversityMA 1980Wake Forest UniversityJ.D. 1982
•American Bar Association •American Institute of Architects•BarCares of North Carolina, Inc.•Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association, Inc.•Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court•Federal Bar Association•Litigation Counsel of America•North Carolina Advocates for Justice•North Carolina Bar Association •North Carolina State Bar * Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions

Office Location

1001 College Court
P.O. Box 867
New Bern, NC 28563-0867
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Wilmington-NC Metro Area
Donalt J. Eglinton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Business)
Copyright Law
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Patent Law
Trademark Law