Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law/Brookdale Center

55 5th Avenue, The Moot Court Room, New York, NY 10003

Spring Symposium: Intellectual Property Litigation in the Digital Age

Spring Symposium Intellectual Property Litigation in the Digital Age

International Comparative, Policy & Ethics Law Review

Spring Symposium


As technology advances, intellectual property professionals are now facing new challenges arising from the digital world. Issues such as online counterfeiting and domain name cybersquatting occur more frequently than ever. On April 23rd, the International Comparative Policy & Ethics Law Review invites you to attend its Spring Symposium with experts in the IP litigation field to address these problems in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room at 6:00 p.m. at Cardozo Law School. Dinner will be served. Reception will start at 8:00 p.m.

Trademark Litigation Session:

Paul Llewellyn, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Paul has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property matters, including representing high-profile clients in the food, liquor, pharmaceutical, and luxury goods industries in numerous trademark litigation proceedings. Paul is a contributing author to LEXIS’ Lexis Practice Advisor Series on various trademark topics. His work is also consistently recognized by Chambers USA, the Legal 500 US, and World Trademark Review 1000.

Copyright Litigation Session:

Eleanor Lackman, Partner, Cowan Debaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Eleanor handles a broad range of contentious intellectual property matters on behalf of well-known and up-and-coming clients in the media, entertainment, e-commerce, fashion, sports, technology, and consumer products industries. Variety chose her as the only litigator in its 2016 round-up of “Hollywood’s New Leaders” and featured her in its 2017 “Legal Impact Report.” Law360 has twice chosen her as among five or fewer “Rising Stars” in media and entertainment law, and in 2017, Euromoney Legal Media Group named her “Best in Copyright” at its Americas Women in Business Law Awards.

Domain Name Dispute Session:

Martin Schwimmer, Partner, Leason Ellis LLP

Martin is best known as the publisher of The Trademark Blog, the world’s oldest blog devoted to trademark and copyright law, as well as a Twitter microblog (@trademarkblog). Well-known in domain name circles, Martin participated in the first reported domain name dispute, MTV v. Curry (1994). Active in domain name politics, he was involved in the shouting match in the cafeteria of the University of Santiago in 1999 that led to the final version of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Proceeding (UDRP). Martin is a panelist for UDRP proceedings administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization. Martin has been widely quoted in the press for his views on intellectual property issues.