Harris Henderson focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in both copyright and trademark law.

While in law school, Mr. Henderson received the American Bar Association & Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property. Prior to law school, Mr. Henderson spent two years working in the film industry culminating with two of the films he was involved with premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007.

Mr. Henderson was recognized as a 2017 North Carolina "Rising Star" for Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Former Notes Editor


  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (2009)
    cum laude
  • University of Georgia, B.A., English (2001)
    with honors
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., English (2003)

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2011)
  • Georgia

Who We Are

1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
t +1 336.607.7378
f +1 336.734.2660

Harris W. Henderson

Experience Highlights

The University of Georgia Athletic Association Inc. et al. v. Signature Diversified Inc. et al.
Represented fourteen universities in trademark counterfeiting and infringement litigation against a company that sold counterfeit cheerleading more
Trademark enforcement services for a leading footwear and apparel manufacturer
Represents a leading footwear and apparel manufacturer in trademark litigation and enforcement work. more
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University v. Hokie Real Estate Inc.
Successfully defended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in trademark infringement litigation against Hokie Real more