Meichelle practices in the IP and litigation fields and counsels clients on a wide range of intellectual property including trademarks, trade dress, licensing, copyrights, domain names and e-commerce. She also handles commercial and corporate disputes. Her clients include large and small companies in the fashion, finance, publishing, sports and food and beverage industries. Meichelle is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, where she teaches International Intellectual Property Law.
Community & Professional Activities
- New York State Bar Association - Member
- New York County Lawyers Association - Member
- American Bar Association - Member
- Hon. Bernard J. Fried, Acting Supreme Court Justice, New York County, Law Clerk (1994 - 96)
- Speech: Recent Fashion Industry Cases, at CLL's Fashion Seminar, Fashion Technology & the Internet (June 13, 2013)06.13.2013
- Speech: Recent Industry Cases, at CLL Restaurant, Food & Hospitality Industry Seminar entitled Eating, Sleeping & Tweeting (November 16, 2010)11.16.2010
- Guest lecturer on 'Domain Names' at New York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies (Fall 2009)Fall 2009
- Speech: The Google Technology Battle - Is Digitization Good or Bad (Feb 2006)02.2006
- Article: 'What's in a Name: Domain Names and Trademarks in the New Media Environment,' Representing the New Media Company, Practising Law Institute (2002)2002
- Edible Arrangements International, LLC and Edible Arrangements, LLC v. 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. and 800-Flowers.com, Inc. et al., Case No. 3:14-cv-01744 (D. Conn. 2014): Represented Plaintiffs in trademark infringement action alleging that Defendants’ use of various marks, keywords and designs infringed Plaintiffs trademarks and trade dress.
- Edible Arrangements International, LLC and Edible Arrangements, LLC v. Provide Commerce, Inc., Case No. 3:14-cv-00250-VLB (D. Conn. 2014): Represented Plaintiffs in infringement and related claims based on Defendant’s use of keywords containing Plaintiffs’ trademarks.
- Wallach v. Longevity Network, Ltd., (C.D. Cal. 2006) (successfully defended appeal of TTAB order canceling Plaintiff's registration for the mark AMERICAN LONGEVITY and prosecuted counterclaims for trademark infringement and unfair competition resulting in $3.1 million verdict)
- Henegan Construction Co., Inc. v. Heneghan Contracting Corp., 63 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1984 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) (successfully prosecuted claim for trademark infringement and unfair competition)
- Debijou, Inc. v. Bachouro, et. al., Index No. 08-600436 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. County 2009) (Successfully defended client against breach of contract claims and obtained an award of sanctions and attorneys fees against plaintiff)
Brooklyn Law School (JD 1994, magna cum laude; Brooklyn Journal of International Law)
State University of New York at Binghamton (BA)
- New York
- New Jersey
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York