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Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC
114 WEST 47TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10036
United States
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Work Department

Trademark and Copyright.

Position

Counsel. Advises and represents clients as to domestic and international trademark, domain name and copyright strategy, registration, licensing and enforcement.

Career

Prior Experience Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler (1964 – 83) Columbia University School of Law – Guest Lecturer, Trademark Licensing (1987-) The American Law Institute, Advisory Committee, Restatement (Third) of the Law of Unfair Competition (1986-92) International Trademark Association -Legal Counsel (1988-91), Editor-in-Chief, The Trademark Reporter (1978-79) American Bar Association -Chairman of Copyright Division (1981-82) and Trademark Division (1984-85).

Memberships

  • American Law Institute, Continuing Legal Education, Intellectual Property Advisory Panel (2014-)
  • Columbia University School of Law  – Guest Lecturer, Trademark Licensing (1987-)
  • The American Law Institute, Advisory Committee, Restatement (Third) of the Law of Unfair Competition (1986-92)
  • International Trademark Association -Legal Counsel (1988-91), Editor-in-Chief, The Trademark Reporter (1978-79)
  • American Bar Association -Chairman of Copyright Division (1981-82) and Trademark Division (1984-85)

Education

Columbia Law School (JD 1964; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Columbia Law Review) Princeton University (BA 1960).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

(Hall of Fame)

William BorchardCowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC

The New York-based trademark prosecution team at Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC provides solid nationwide coverage and has also built relationships with domestic counsel in other jurisdictions to provide comprehensive advice on international trademark prosecution. Advising on a full range of trademark and domain name matters, practice leader and ‘top-notch trademark lawyer‘ Deborah Squiers is recommended for enforcement, counseling, and prosecution, both in the US and internationally. She works alongside counsel Lynn Fruchter, who focuses on trademark licensing in the entertainment, financial services, and cosmetic sectors. Joel Karni Schmidt is singled out as an ‘outstanding strategist‘, and a key resource for clients in the hospitality sector; Mary Kevlin manages the trademark portfolios of major brands such as Major League Baseball; Kieran Doyle litigates for clients in the publishing, medical marijuana, and fashion industries; and William Borchard has experience of trademark clearance, registration, and infringement claims. Also recommended in this space are Meichelle MacGregor and Mary Donovan.

United States > Intellectual property > Copyright

(Hall of Fame)

William BorchardCowan, Liebowitz & Latman, PC