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Elmont, New York

Deborah Squiers

Tel:
Work 212-790-9211
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Web:
www.cll.com
Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC

Work Department

Intellectual Property - litigation

Position

Partner.  Deborah's practice focuses on intellectual property matters, including trademark and copyright, information technology and new media.

Career

New York Law Journal, Newspaper Reporter (1988-91)

Member

New York United States District Courts - Southern, Eastern Districts of New York

  • Featured Volunteer, International Trademark Association Bulletin, August 1, 2012, Vol. 67 No. 14
  • Chair, 2011-12 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Committee, International Trademark Association
  • Vice-Chair, 2010-11 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Committee, International Trademark Association

Education

Fordham University School of Law (JD 1994) St. Lawrence University (BA 1984)


United States: Intellectual property

Trademarks: litigation

Within: Trademarks: litigation

Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC delivers ‘top-notch services with outstanding expertise’, acting on ‘all types of complex issues relating to trademark litigation’. Co-head Richard Mandel is representing Sony Pictures Television in a trademark infringement and dilution action; the matter concerns the introduction of a new beer named ‘BREAKING BUD’ by a craft brewery, the logo format of which is argued to resemble that of the client’s Breaking Bad television series. In another case highlight, Mary Kevlin successfully acted for Major League Baseball Properties in trademark cancellation proceedings against the supplemental registration of ‘MAJOR LEAGUE ZOMBIE HUNTER & Design’. Eric Shimanoff and Jonathan King also lead the team, which includes the ‘outstanding lawyer and advocate’ Joel Karni Schmidt, the ‘responsive and thorough’ Deborah Squiers and the ‘deeply knowledgeable’ Jeffrey Epstein. The firm is based in New York.

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Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Within: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

The practice at New York-based Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC is praised for its ‘excellent’ attorneys, ‘client-oriented’ service and ‘outstanding expertise’. It acts on the full range of domestic and international trademark prosecution matters and is jointly led by Lynn Fruchter and the ‘highly responsive’ Deborah Squiers. Fruchter recently acted for Sony Pictures Entertainment, supervising international trademark registrations for the merchandising of Jumanji, Men in Black and Ghostbusters. In another highlight, the 'outstanding' Jeffrey Epstein handled the searching, clearance and filing program for the worldwide rebranding of Liberty Interactive Corporation as Qurate Retail. Other recommended names are Mary Kevlin, William Borchard and the ‘very friendly and attentive’ Joel Karni Schmidt.

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