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Jeffrey Epstein

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Work 212-790-9209
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www.cll.com
Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC

Work Department

Trademark and Copyright

Position

Partner.  Jeff concentrates on domestic and international trademark law, including practicing before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Jeff handles the worldwide intellectual property portfolios of multinational corporations based in the United States, as well as the interests of many foreign corporations and individuals doing business in this country. He regularly counsels clients on the clearance, acquisition, maintenance, licensing, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including trademarks and domain names.

Career

 

Member

International Trademark Association

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (JD 1986, magna cum laude; Managing Editor, Cardozo Law Review)

New York University (MFA 1975, cum laude)

Boston University (BFA 1973, magna cum laude)


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 advocateJoel Karni Schmidt, the ‘responsive and thoroughDeborah 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 responsiveDeborah 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 attentiveJoel Karni Schmidt.

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