Jamie N. Hage

Senior Counsel

603-410-4324

Jamie N. Hage has over forty years of business and civil litigation experience. He has successfully litigated a wide variety of cases in both federal and state courts, with a focus on complex business and commercial disputes, intellectual property matters, personal injury, professional negligence and employment law. Mr. Hage also serves as general outside counsel for many of his corporate clients. He represents small and mid-size closely-held companies as well as individual and other private clients in a broad range of areas including contracts, corporate/shareholder disputes, intellectual property, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition, labor and employment, personal injury and general negligence, insurance, banking, and real estate matters. Mr. Hage has also counseled companies on intellectual property evaluation, protection, licensing, contract negotiations, and franchise compliance and enforcement.

Mr. Hage is a distinguished member of the legal community who is well recognized by his colleagues. Based on a survey of his peers, Boston Magazine recognized Mr. Hage as a “New England Super Lawyer” in Business Litigation and has been recognized as a New England Super Lawyer every year since 2007. He has also been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for his achievements in the area of Business Litigation. Mr. Hage was selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Intellectual Property by New Hampshire Magazine, and his peers have selected him for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America” in the following practice areas: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Patent Litigation.

Jamie N. Hage

Senior Counsel

Education and Bar Admissions

Education:

  • J.D., University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, Concord, NH
  • B.A., Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

 


Bar Admissions:

  • New Hampshire – all state and federal courts, including bankruptcy
  • Massachusetts – all state and federal courts, including bankruptcy
  • 1st Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Representative Matters

  • Hodges v. Johnson et al, 173 N.H. 595 (2020) – Award of attorneys’ fees and costs against former trustees (breach of fiduciary duty)
  • Bilden Properties, LLC, et al. v. S. Gerald Birin, et al., 165 N.H. 253 (2013) – Real estate/mortgage holder priority of claims
  • Merrimack Valley Wood Products v. Near, 152 NH 192 (2005) – non-competition/restrictive covenants
  • ACG Credit Co. v. Gill, 152 NH 260 (2005) – Commercial contract/UCC Article 9
  • Knapp-Schenck & Co. v. Lancer Management, 2004 U.S. Dist. Lexis 305 (D. MA 2004) – Trade secrets
  • Nordica USA v. Sorensen, 2007 U.S. Dist. 13500 – Patent/Jurisdiction
  • Multi-Tech Inc. v. Forchheim, 2007 U.S. Dist Lexis 9279 – Patent/Jurisdiction
  • Hypertherm Inc. v. American Torch Tip Co., 2007 US Dist. Lexis 67579 (D. NH) – Patent infringement
  • Davidson v. Rand, 2005 DNH 60, 2005 U.S. Dist. Lexis 5871 (2005) – Breach of fiduciary duties/Jurisdiction
  • Lane v. Harborside Healthcare, 2002 D. NH 132, 2002 U.S. Dist. Lexis 13568 (2002) -Employment/ADA

Community Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, Federal Practice Section
  • Member, New Hampshire Tech Alliance
  • Board Director Emeritus and Legal counsel, New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Member, Manchester New Hampshire Chamber of Commerce 

Noteworthy

  • Lecturer on intellectual property and licensing for the Executive Licensing Society
  • Presenter at the World Trade Expo on copyright, trademark, and patent protection and licensing
  • Presenter at Labor and Employment Seminar on arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in employment matters
  • Lecturer at financial institution round table on compensatory claims and liability
  • Legal commentator on television and radio
  • Member of the Central Registry of Intellectual Property Task Force, and contributor to the publication on the Uniform System for the Registration and Protection of Security Interest in Intellectual Property
  • Continuing legal educational lecturer on non-competition agreements, business litigation, depositions, trial strategy, and e-discovery
  • Guest Lecturer – University of New Hampshire School of Law

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2007-Present: New England Super Lawyer–Business Litigation
  • Chamber USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business-Business Litigation
  • New Hampshire Magazine, Lawyer of the Year–Intellectual Property
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation