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06.28.18 FZLZ named Best USA IP Firm: Trademarks at the 2018 ILASA International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards

More than 450 lawyers from more than 40 countries gathered in New York for the international event, which included the presentation of awards in different practice areas based on geographic regions. Partner Charles Weigell accepted the award on behalf of the firm.

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05.18.18 Firm and Individuals Earn Top Rankings in MIP’s 2018 IP Stars

Managing Intellectual Property gave its highest 2018 IP Stars rankings to Fross Zelnick: Tier 1 in the United States in the Copyright, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories, and Highly Recommended in New York in the Copyright, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories. For the third year in a row, partner Allison Strickland Ricketts was named to MIP’s list of the Top 250 Women in IP. Allison also was named a Global IP Star, as were partners Lawrence Apolzon, Cara Boyle, Carlos Cucurella, David Donahue, Nadine Jacobson, John Margiotta, Craig Mende, Barbara Solomon, and James Weinberger.

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05.03.18 FZLZ Again Tops Chambers USA in Both Nationwide and New York Rankings

Ranking FZLZ Band 1 for Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets in both USA-Nationwide and New York, Chambers describes the firm as “[r]enowned in the field of trade mark and copyright law, with an excellent track record advising global brands on litigation, commercial deals and anti-counterfeiting matters,” “expertise in domain name registration and enforcement,” and “particularly notable strength in the protection of design rights.” Susan Upton Douglas is described as a “very sophisticated practitioner…well versed across a spectrum of trademark matters,” Richard Lehv is noted for his litigation in “a range of disputes,” and James Weinberger is described as “a very strong subject matter expert’’ in his litigation and arbitration practice. Chambers describes Senior Statesman Roger Zissu as an “excellent copyright lawyer.”

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04.27.18 FZLZ’s Allison Strickland Ricketts Again on List of Top 250 Women in IP

For the third consecutive year, partner Allison Strickland Ricketts is named to Managing Intellectual Property's 2018 Top 250 Women in IP, which “recognizes female practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.”

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04.26.18 12 FZLZ Lawyers Named to 2018 Expert Guide

The 12th edition of the Trade Mark Guide includes 12 FZLZ lawyers in its list of “leading practitioners within the field.” The Guide lists Carlos Cucurella, Ronald Lehrman, Peter Silverman, Barbara Solomon, James Weinberger, Richard Lehv, Susan Upton Douglass, David Ehrlich, Lawrence Apolzon, Nadine Jacobson, Craig Mende, and Stephen Bigger.

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04.24.18 Who’s Who Legal Lists 18 FZLZ Lawyers Visit Site >>
03.26.18 Tier 1 Ranking in “Best Law Firms” for FZLZ

U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2018 ranked Fross Zelnick in National Tier 1 for Copyright and Trademark Law, and Metropolitan Tier 1 in New York City for Copyright, Litigation - Intellectual Property, and Trademark Law.

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12.12.17 WTR Quotes FZLZ Partner

FZLZ partner James Weinberger was quoted by World Trademark Review in its story on the recent Comic-Con verdict.

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11.01.17 Tier 1 Ranking Received by 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

Fross Zelnick ranked First Tier in both the National and Metropolitan categories by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms" 2018.  The firm received National Tier 1 for Copyright and Trademark Law, and Metropolitan Tier 1 in New York City for Copyright, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Trademark Law.

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09.20.17 20 Fross Zelnick Attorneys Named to 2017 Super Lawyers® — New York Metro, Rising Stars and New York Women’s Edition Lists

The 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers® list recognized FZLZ attorneys, Lawrence Apolzon, David Donahue, Susan Upton Douglass, David Ehrlich, Lydia Gobena, Nadine Jacobson, Richard Lehv, John Margiotta, Craig Mende, Barbara Solomon, James Weinberger, and Roger Zissu.  2017 Rising Stars included Amanda Agati, Hindy Dym, Jennifer Insley-Pruitt, Jason Jones, Leo Kittay, Emily Weiss and Celadon Whitehurst.  Partners, Susan Upton Douglass, Janet Hoffman, Nadine Jacobson and Barbara Solomon, were named to the New York Women’s Edition 2017 — Super Lawyers.  Associates, Hindy Dym and Jennifer Insley-Pruitt, were listed in the New York Women’s Edition 2017— Rising Stars.

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08.15.17 FZLZ Partners Named in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Five FZLZ partners were selected for the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.  Roger Zissu, for the 25th consecutive year, is listed in both the Copyright Law, and Litigation – Intellectual Property categories; Richard Lehv, for the tenth consecutive year, has been selected for Copyright and Trademark Law, as well as the Litigation – Intellectual Property category; Allison Strickland Ricketts, chosen for three consecutive years, for Trademark Law; John Margiotta is named for the second year for Copyright Law; and, Craig Mende also selected for the second year for Litigation – Intellectual Property.

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07.24.17 Law360’s 2017 "Glass Ceiling" Report Names FZLZ in Top 5

FZLZ is counted in the Top 5 of best U.S. law firms for female attorneys in the 20-149 lawyer category.  According to Law360’s survey of more than 300 U.S. firms, “the firms on this list are outpacing their peers in breaking down the old boys’ club and moving the industry toward a more inclusive status quo.”

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06.16.17 Fross Zelnick at MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum 2017

As a sponsor of MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum 2017 held in New York City on June 8, 2017, Fross Zelnick partner Laura Popp-Rosenberg and associate Amanda Agati participated in a discussion on International Trademark Disputes: Challenges and Strategies, along with fellow panelists, Ainslee Schreiber, former Vice President and Associate Counsel, Starwood Hotels, Lesley Matty, Counsel, Tiffany & Co., and Carole Klinger, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, ANN Inc.  The panel specifically addressed launching brands into new markets and leveraging rights in cross border disputes, among other topics.  

Next stop Palo Alto, Wednesday, June 21st, then NYC, Friday, June 23, 2017, for MIP’s Global Trademark Roadshow.  Please join David Donahue, moderator, and Nadine Jacobson, speaker, as they address current issues and challenges in international trademark protection and enforcement.  Please join us by registering here.  

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05.31.17 Legal 500 United States 2017 Ranks Fross Zelnick Tier 1 for Trademarks: Non-Contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Described as “excellent” by The Legal 500 U.S. 2017, the publication praises the firm for its “highly regarded U.S. trademark prosecution expertise… ; extensive experience protecting global brands… ; and, anti-counterfeiting work for clients in a variety of industries, including the entertainment, luxury goods, pharmaceuticals and financial services sectors.”  With “particular expertise in the registration of non-traditional marks,” Legal 500 U.S. 2017 mentions firm clients, such as, Lego, DC Comics, Hewlett-Packard, Forbes, IBM, Chanel, Estee Lauder, Spectrum Brands, Tiffany, Honeywell and Warner Bros.  “Recommended” partners include, David Ehrlich, David Donahue, James Weinberger and Cara Boyle.

 

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05.26.17 Ranked Tier 1 In Chambers USA 2017 For IP – Trademark And Copyright, Nationwide and NY

Recognized again for excellence in anticounterfeiting, trademarks and copyright, as well as the protection of design rights, interviewees describe the firm’s attorneys as “’great listeners’ with whom you can pick up the phone and get a straight answer.”  Featured as notable practitioners are the “very accomplished,” Susan Upton Douglas, “well known," Richard Lehv, the “experienced in unfair competition, false advertising and internet issues,” James Weinberger and Roger Zissu, noted for the “respect” he enjoys across the industry.  Work highlights include The Hoop Culture, Inc. v. The Gap, Inc.     

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