Guy Cohen > Davis+Gilbert LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Davis+Gilbert LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States
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Work Department

Intellectual Property; Labor + Employment; Litigation




Guy Cohen is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 25 years of diverse litigation, arbitration and mediation experience. Best known for his exceptional intellectual property litigation results, Guy also helps clients resolve a wide variety of commercial disputes involving restrictive covenants, agency-client agreements, exclusive distribution agreements, partnership agreements and real estate leases. 

Guy leverages practical knowledge and years of litigation experience to assess the risk and cost of each case. His business-focused solutions often allow clients to avoid litigation altogether or negotiate prompt, cost-effective settlements. When litigation is necessary, Guy digs in and fights hard. A skilled writer, a dogged interrogator and a consummate courtroom advocate, Guy presents legal positions powerfully and persuasively to judges and adversaries alike.

For long-term and new clients of all sizes, Guy has built an impressive track record of success in a variety of intellectual property cases. He secures favorable results for major corporations and marketing companies in copyright, trademark and right-of-publicity disputes. He has also prosecuted high-profile copyright infringement cases for individual plaintiffs. Guy is equally equipped to represent global companies in trade secret litigation or defend employees accused of misappropriating confidential information or violating post-employment restrictive covenants.

In addition to his robust IP litigation practice, Guy draws on deep experience to defend employment discrimination disputes at trial and in arbitration. He also guides owners of closely held businesses through matters involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty and related claims of misconduct.


Fordham University, J.D., 1993; Wesleyan University, B.A., 1988

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Copyright

A great firm for day-to-day copyright matters‘, the New York-based Davis+Gilbert LLP utilizes the experience of its IP and media practice to safeguard the copyrights of household name clients across a diverse range of industries. The team is led by Ronald Urbach, an advertising and marketing specialist representing agencies, media companies, brands and online platforms. Marc J Rachman manages complex copyright disputes involving music, photo, sculptural, pictorial and literary works. Veteran IP litigator Guy R Cohen acts for major corporates in the consumer products, advertising, automotive, entertainment and retail sectors. Content creation and fashion expert Sara Edelman advises on potential copyright liability issues. Ashima Dayal represents creative professionals, book publishers, authors, filmmakers, and designers, and defends their rights surrounding the usage of third-party material.