News & Insights
- 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.
But the ground-breaking copyright case is not over.
We enforce our client’s copyrights.
We established that cigarette rolling paper size designations are generic.
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"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
"Cowan is very highly regarded and punch above their weight in terms of the magnitude of cases that they do."Chambers USA 2016
"They are stalwarts in the book publishing area and specialists in copyright law."Chambers USA 2016
"Eric Shimanoff ... has wide-ranging trial experience, but cuts a particularly impressive figure in the domain name sphere. He consistently provides top-notch service to clients."WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
"Kieran Doyle counsels and litigates across a swathe of industries and is the go-to consultant for Trans-High Corporation, publisher of the world’s leading marijuana magazine."WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
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What We Do
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.