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United States: Intellectual property

Copyright
Copyright - ranked: tier 3

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.

New York boutique Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. is noted for representing media, entertainment and advertising companies engaged in copyright litigation. On the defense side, highlights included representing an entertainment news websites against a number of infringement claims brought by professional photographers. The firm is also acting for the foundation set up by a prominent 20th century artist in a dispute with a California gallery for allegedly misusing the artist’s name, likeness and copyrighted works. It also has a strong non-contentious practice, and recently advised Bonobos on its copyright portfolio in connection with its acquisition by Walmart. Laura Popp-Rosenberg, David Donahue and Craig Mende are the key practitioners.

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Trademarks: litigation
Trademarks: litigation - ranked: tier 2

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.

Considered ‘extremely skilled’ in all areas of trademark litigation, New York-based IP boutique Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. has considerable experience in high-profile matters with an international element. Led by litigation head Laura Popp-Rosenberg, the team continues to act for Royal Crown Cola and Dr Pepper/Seven Up in a dispute brought before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding Coca-Cola’s right to claim exclusive rights to the ‘Zero’ mark for soft drinks. The well-regarded James Weinberger has been leading advice to DC Comics and Warner Bros in an infringement action brought against the clients by Hasbro alleging violation of Hasbro’s rights in the use of the character name ‘Bumblebee’. Barbara Solomon and Richard Lehv are names to note. Leo Kittay was promoted to partner in 2018.

Leading lawyers

Barbara Solomon - Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.

Next generation lawyers

Leo Kittay - Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.

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Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing) - ranked: tier 1

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.

Considered the ‘cream of the crop in the trademark world’, New York-based boutique firm Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. acts for clients such as Chanel, Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Vevo and WeWork. On the pro bono side, the firm assists clients such as Teach For America and Lawyers Without Borders with domestic and international trademark applications. Nadine Jacobson led advice to Bonobos regarding the IP aspects of its acquisition by Walmart. The team includes James Weinberger, David Ehrlich, David Donahue and Cara Boyle. Leo Kittay was promoted to partner in January 2018.

Leading lawyers

David Ehrlich - Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.

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