Crystal T. Broughan


1200 Riverplace Boulevard Suite 800, Jacksonville FL 32207

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Shareholder Crystal Broughan’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property 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

  • 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


  • Florida State University, J.D., 1990
  • Florida State University, B.S., 1981

Professional Affiliations

  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Master
  • Jacksonville Women’s Network, Legal Section member
  • Law Week Committee, 2007-2009
  • Board of Directors of the Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention, 2009-2010
  • Defense Research Institute Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
  • International Trademark Association 
    • Law Firm Committee 
    • Anti-counterfeiting Committee

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

Bar Fellowship

  • Florida Bar Association
    • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 2008-2014
    • Code & Rules of Evidence Committee, 2005-2008
    • Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, 2002-2005
    • Business Law Section
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Franchise, Intellectual Property, and Technology Chair
    • Law Committee, 2012-2013
      • Co-Chair, 2015-2017
    • Judicial Relations Committee, 2009-2010
  • Federal Bar Association, Duval County Chapter

Community Affiliations

  • Jacksonville Sister Cities Association, Immediate Past President
  • San Marco Rotary Club
    • Treasurer, 2013-2014
  • Small Business Resource Network
    • Membership Committee
    • Steering Committee
    • Chair Legal Network
  • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2010
  • Leadership Orlando, Class of 1984