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Proskauer Rose LLP

11 TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299, USA
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Work +1 212 969 3000
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Fax +1 212 969 2900
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www.proskauer.com

Lawrence Weinstein

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Work (212) 969-3240
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Proskauer Rose LLP

Work Department

Litigation

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Larry Weinstein is co-head of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group, and also co-head of the False Advertising & Trademark Practice. Larry is a distinguished trial lawyer who concentrates on consumer class action false advertising litigation, advertising challenges, trademark, trade secret and copyright litigation and sports, art and other complex commercial cases. Larry’s clients include medical device and pharmaceutical companies, consumer products companies and retailers, as well as sports governing bodies, teams and leagues, an environmental organization, hospitals and art collectors. He is a national authority and speaker on the subject of litigating Lanham Act, consumer class action and NAD cases.


United States: Intellectual property

Trademarks: litigation

Within: Trademarks: litigation

Proskauer Rose LLP’s ‘excellent’ New York-based team often acts for high-profile brands and has experience handling litigation with an international element. Co-head Brendan O’Rourke led advice to Energizer in a lawsuit brought against Spectrum Brands alleging trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement claims regarding Spectrum’s confusingly similar packaging. O’Rourke and Alexander Kaplan successfully assisted Triangl with litigation brought against a former Chinese supplier of swimwear manufactured by Triangl alleging trademark and trade dress infringement. Kaplan acted for Ascena Retail Group in a trademark and trade dress infringement dispute brought against BlueStar Alliance. The team, which is also led by Lawrence Weinstein, includes Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Advertising and marketing: litigation

Within: Leading lawyers

Lawrence Weinstein - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Advertising and marketing: litigation

Proskauer Rose LLPsets the bar for advertising litigation’, particularly false advertising disputes. Recent highlights include successfully representing Church & Dwight in litigation against SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics regarding the advertising of pregnancy tests; practice co-head Lawrence Weinstein led the matter. Weinstein also obtained a dismissal for Monini North America in a class action false advertising lawsuit against plaintiffs who claimed its white truffle flavored extra virgin olive oil falsely advertised the product as containing white truffle, and defended Ralph Lauren in two consumer class actions alleging deceptive advertising and false outlet store pricing. Clients also praise co-head Brendan O’Rourke and Alexander Kaplan; Kaplan was part of the team which acted for Ascena Retail Group and its subsidiary Tween Brands in litigation against Bluestar Alliance regarding false advertising, copyright and trademark infringement issues. All attorneys mentioned are based in New York.

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