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We enforce our client’s copyrights.
But the ground-breaking copyright case is not over.
- WORLD SERIES is held to be a very famous mark that cannot be registered in the unauthorized trademark HIGH SCHOOL WORLD SERIES.
We successfully opposed a registration on likelihood of confusion grounds.
- THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING’S IMAGE IS HELD TO BE A FAMOUS MARK THAT CANNOT BE REGISTERED AS PART OF AN UNAUTHORIZED TRADEMARK FOR BEER
We prevented registration of a mark on likelihood of dilution grounds.
We established that cigarette rolling paper size designations are generic.
What They Say
"The outstanding Richard Dannay is regarded by many to be a walking encyclopedia of copyright law and a formidable adversary. In addition to copyright law, he is also highly regarded for his expertise on First Amendment and privacy issues."Chambers USA 2016
"The pragmatic problem-solver Mary Kevlin assists Major League Baseball Properties as well as its constituent clubs with the management and enforcement of their brands for use on a wide variety of merchandise and services."Legal 500 – 2016
"Cowan Liebowitz & Latman consistently delivers the highest-quality legal work that is always informed by sound business judgement. Its efficient, practical approach and lean staffing make it the best-value service provider available. Company top brass have great trust and confidence in its commercially savvy approach."WTR 1000 – 2016
"One of the top choices in New York for trademark matters," Cowan Liebowitz & Latman is "a world-class IP law firm that hosts some of the brightest and most experienced branding attorneys, who all work together in a collaborative manner. They are very approachable and provide practical, cost-effective advice." Moreover, "you can be sure that its prompt and considered guidance will withstand the test of time."WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
"Joel Karni Schmidt is another versatile attorney: He is wonderful. Unequivocally an expert, he has a wealth of experience that informs his judgement. He and his team of responsive, practical attorneys always get where businesses are coming from. In that regard, he is the exception rather than the rule, which is why his counsel is so valuable."WTR 1000 – 2016
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We represent clients of all sizes across a broad range of industries. The boutique size of our firm, and the breadth of our practice capabilities, allow us to provide a multidisciplinary approach in a cost-effective manner.
Our experience spans a broad range of industries and is international in scope. We appreciate the opportunity of growing with successful companies and brands, as well as creative individuals and accomplished executives.