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DLA Piper LLP (US)
1251 6TH AVE,
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Technology; Trademark and Copyright; Advertising, Litigation and Disputes; Media, Sport and Entertainment; Consumer Goods, Food and Retail


Partner; New York Chair, Intellectual Property and Technology; Co-Chair, Consumer Goods and Retail Subsector


Tamar Duvdevani is the New York Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology group, the Co-Chair of the Consumer Goods and Retail Subsectors, and has broad experience with disputes involving trademarks and trade dress, copyrights, right of publicity, false advertising, patent and digital media issues, as well as other commercial litigation matters such as complex contract/licensing disputes and arbitrations.

Tamar regularly provides guidance to retailers, media and consumer products companies on a variety of intellectual property and other legal issues important to their industries.


Federal Bar Council; Copyright Society of the U.S.A.; Federal Circuit Bar Association; SDNY/EDNY Joint Committee on Local Rules; SDNY/EDNY sub-Committee on Local Patent Rules; NYIPLA; INTA


J.D., Fordham University School of Law; B.A., Cornell University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Copyright

Backed by the bench strength of a global network spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region, the practice at DLA Piper LLP (US) provides comprehensive management and enforcement services and safeguards the copyrights of such household names as Nike and The Home Depot through high-stakes litigation. The team is headed by Sean Cunningham in San Diego, Gina Durham in San Francisco, a specialist in rights creation, clearance, and prosecution, and Tamar Duvdevani in New York, a seasoned litigator who counsels clients in the fashion and consumer goods sectors. The group was bolstered by the arrival from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP of partner Kevin Fee, who brings expertise to complex matters involving combined elements of copyright, administrative, and constitutional law, in May 2022 and senior associate Rachel Fertig, who advises clients across the art, music, tech, and media sectors, in September 2022.

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: litigation

DLA Piper LLP (US) harnesses the bench strength of a global network spanning the Americas, and the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The team is headed by Sean Cunningham in San Diego, seasoned litigator and tech and media sector specialist Gina Durham in San Francisco, and Tamar Duvdevani in New York, who brings expertise to trademark and right of publicity disputes. Other key figures include Melissa Reinckens in San Diego, who provides experience in competitor lawsuits (state and federal Lanham Act) and regulatory and administrative challenges, and Tamany Vinson Bentz in Los Angeles, who handles novel disputes relating to digital media and consumer products. Partner Michael Geller in Chicago was promoted in April 2022, while Kevin Fee in DC joined the firm from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in May 2022.