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Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1988
Union College, B.S., 1982
Darren Saunders is a partner in the Litigation Division in the New York office. His practice is focused on intellectual property. He has more than 20 years of experience in litigation involving trademarks, copyrights, patents, unfair competition, false advertising and related areas at the trial and appellate levels and in administrative proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, Mr. Saunders is extensively involved in IP licensing transactions, advising clients on IP-related bankruptcy issues and domestic and international anti-counterfeiting enforcement.
“Trademark License Disputes,” New York Law Journal, February 2010.
“National vs. Store Brand: Ongoing Packaging Battles,” New York Law Journal, April 2008.
“Product Configuration Trademarks Remain Difficult to Claim and Protect,” New York Law Journal, May 2006.
“Should the Bankruptcy Code Be Amended to Protect Trademark Licensees?,” The Trademark Reporter, July-August 2004.
“Bankruptcy Business Acquisitions,” Lex Med Publishing, Contributing Author, 1998
Admitted to practice in the states of New York and Connecticut; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
American Bar Association
New York Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
International Trademark Association
Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society
Brand Names Foundation
Licensing Executives Society
Pharmaceutical Trademark Group
“Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of Transactional Practice in an Uncertain Market,” Intellectual Property Transactions, Practicing Law Institute, 2002.
“Valuation of Intangible Assets,” American Bankruptcy Institute of New York City, Bankruptcy Conference, 2002.
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