From our founding over 70 years ago by avid mountain climbers Steve Holland and Joe Hart, Holland & Hart has been deeply ingrained in the recreational and outdoor equipment industry.

We serve clients in the recreational and outdoor equipment industry ranging from the smallest start-ups to globally recognized brands by providing innovative, cost-effective, and practical legal advice spanning the full spectrum of legal matters. We apply decades of experience to the unique challenges facing outdoor recreation companies today and have represented dozens of the top technical apparel, footwear, outdoor sports, and recreational product brands.

With our demonstrated focus and deep connections to the Rocky Mountain region, you’ll not only see our lawyers at major industry events and conferences, but on the trails, slopes, and streams across the West. We share your passion for the outdoors and look forward to applying our knowledge and experience to your unique needs.

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Recreational and Outdoor Equipment Client Results

  • Represented Spyder Active Sports, Inc. in its acquisition of Cloudveil Mountain Works, Inc. 

  • Represented Spyder Active Sports, Inc. in the sale of its stock to a subsidiary of Authentic Brands Group LLC.

  • Represented the owner of Mucha Brothers, Inc. (d/b/a Moots Cycles), a manufacturer of road, cross/gravel and mountain bikes, in the sale of all of the outstanding equity to another private individual.

  • Represented Feedback Sports, a bicycling accessory manufacturing company, with corporate and trademark matters.

  • Represented outdoor products retailer in worldwide patent portfolio management, IP licensing, and IP enforcement.

  • Developed patent portfolio for manufacturer of ATVs, snowmobiles, UTV’s, and motorcycles.

  • Represented archery products company in obtaining domestic and foreign patent protection for bows, bow stabilizers, arrows, and related accessories.

  • Represented international mountaineering products retailer in patent matters related to backpacks, tents, crampons, snowshoes, and trekking poles, including successfully removing multiple infringing competitor products from the market.

  • Provided patent strategy advice and portfolio development for hunting gear and hunting accessory company related to game calls, hunting blinds, blood tracking devices, game cameras, and decoys.

  • Represent multiple start-up companies in obtaining patent and trademark rights and/or successful licensing deals for bike racks, UTV/ATV accessories, ozone treatment system, knives, game carrying backpacks, motorcycle snow tracks, and other outdoor-related products.

  • Developed patent portfolio for growing mountain bike company and prepared analysis of potential infringing competitor products.

  • Represented major outdoor clothing company in patent and trademark matters.

  • Represented Westwind Investors, LP in connection with the fund's acquisition of STI Firearms, LLC.

Recreational and Outdoor Equipment Publications

Recognized in Best Lawyers® and Chambers USA

Holland & Hart attorneys have consistently been recognized by Best Lawyers® and Chambers USA for providing quality, full service representation

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One of nine firms nationwide named in 2017 by leading legal decision makers for “standout collaboration”

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