Randi Singer > Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 5TH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States
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Position

Partner

Career

Randi Singer is a partner in Weil’s IP/Media practice and Co-Head of its Privacy & Cybersecurity group. Her practice focuses on copyright, Lanham Act false advertising and trademark litigation, as well as privacy and cybersecurity. She has successfully represented and counseled clients on a wide variety of copyright and trademark matters encompassing classic ownership and fair use issues for comic books, academic works, music and photographs, and is a recognized expert on secondary liability infringement issues. She counsels some of the world’s most innovative companies on a wide variety of complex advertising, trademark, and state unfair trade issues, spanning a broad spectrum of consumer products and services. Randi also has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) credentials and regularly advises clients in connection with privacy, cybersecurity, and social media issues in a wide variety of matters, including hundreds of transactions ranging from high-profile deals to large public company mergers and small talent acquisitions.

Education

Harvard University (BA, 1994, magna cum laude); Columbia Law School (JD, 1998).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Advertising and marketing: litigation

(Leading lawyers)

Randi Singer  – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is best known for handling federal and state court Lanham Act false advertising claims and related marketing and unfair competition disputes. The broad practice includes experts in IP, media, competition and commercial litigation, and it stretches from Washington DC, where co-head Carrie Mahan sits, to New York and California, where her counterpart Randi Singer is based, focusing on copyright, Lanham Act false advertising and trademark litigation, among other areas. Also in California, David Singh is recognized for handling false advertising class actions. Hilton is among the team’s main clients and is assisted in collaboration with the firm’s antitrust department. In DC, associate Arianna Scavetti is up-and-coming.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: litigation

Embedded in music and cable TV litigation, the New York-based team at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has extensive expertise in all matters pertaining to content distribution and defamation defense for trade associations. Additionally, practice head Benjamin Marks is an expert in digital rights management who recently advocated on behalf of Pandora Media in the Phonorecords III and IV proceedings before the Copyright Royalty Board.  Todd Larson , a specialist in litigation pertaining to copyright and royalties, was also key on this case. Yehudah Buchweitz is an experienced commercial litigator in matters of copyright, the First Amendment, and right of publicity. Randi Singer , a specialist in secondary liability theories of infringement, is also a key member of the team.

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: litigation

With ‘deep knowledge of trademark, counterfeit and other IP matters relevant to the tech/internet industries’, the team at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP navigates complex issues of secondary liability involved in representing major e-commerce and social media companies. The group is led by Benjamin Marks, a seasoned litigator who specializes in trademark infringement disputes involving issues of digital rights management. In addition to acting for the firm’s tech platform clients, Randi Singer represents major brands like Hilton, CareDx and Sanofi in advertising matters, across the pharmaceuticals, consumer products and biotech sectors. Jessica Falk brings expertise to infringement cases involving multinationals in publishing and insurance. All lawyers mentioned are in New York.

United States > Intellectual property > Copyright

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advises and litigates on behalf of major social media platforms, digital music streamers, book publishers and e-commerce companies, on a comprehensive range of copyright issues, including secondary liability, DMCA compliance, and infringement and licensing disputes. The team is led in New York by Benjamin Marks, who specializes in music copyright royalty cases and currently represents music streamer Pandora before the Copyright Royalty Board in a multi-billion-dollar dispute. Randi Singer works in New York and Silicon Valley, acting for publishing, social media and e-commerce, including giants Facebook/Meta and eBay, in complex infringement matters. Todd Larson offers music licensing expertise in the New York office.