Warshaw Burstein LLP | Intellectual Property Practice
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Intellectual Property Done Right.

The WB IP team offers business-driven intellectual property counseling, IP portfolio management, enforcement, defense & IP advisory services.

Bill Samuels and his team advise clients on protecting, enforcing, and leveraging their intellectual property, while they tailor strategies and protection plans to achieve each respective client’s goals and business objectives.

Working with effciency and effectiveness in mind, the firm regularly collaborates with clients to secure domestic and international trademark, copyright, and patent protections, to enforce and defend clients’ rights, and to advise on commercializing intellectual property. With a strong background in brand development, management, and consumer-facing IP issues, the firm also focuses on software and electronics protections, Internet-related matters, and more.

  •  William R. Samuels

    William R. Samuels

    Mr. Samuels provides advice and counsel to clients with regard to obtaining, protecting, and licensing or otherwise commercializing trademarks, patents, copyrights, and other similar assets both domestically and internationally.

  •  Kristin G. Garris

    Kristin G. Garris

    Ms. Garris is a member of Warshaw Burstein, LLP's Intellectual Property practice group who has a broad range of experience in handling matters related to trademark, copyright, Internet, and domain name enforcement and litigation.

  •  John Laurence

    John Laurence

    Mr. Laurence, as of counsel to the firm, brings more than a decade of IP experience to the firm’s legal practice.

  •  Marc A. Lavaia

    Marc A. Lavaia

    Mr. Lavaia represents clients in a broad range of real estate and corporate transactions across industries. He counsels his clients on mergers, acquisitions and corporate formations, and oversees the expansion of established businesses.

  •  Russell W. Rosen

    Russell W. Rosen

    Mr. Rosen focuses his practice on complex commercial, real estate, partnership and corporate matters, including business litigation.

  •  Murray D. Schwartz

    Murray D. Schwartz

    Mr. Schwartz combines over 20 years’ experience in the corporate area with 15 years’ experience as a chief operating officer of a $700,000,000 media company.

  •  Kyle A. Taylor

    Kyle A. Taylor

    Mr. Taylor practices corporate, banking and securities law. He has represented clients in a variety of industries including investment companies, commercial banks, investment banks, technology, insurance, manufacturing, jewelry and media companies.