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Charles R. Macedo advises and litigates in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright law, with a special emphasis in complex litigation. He also assists clients in obtaining, maintaining and enforcing patent and trademark portfolios. He has successfully recovered domain names registered to others using clients’ trademarks.


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Patent Infringement: 60%
  2. Trademark: 20%
  3. Trademark Application: 10%
  4. Patent Application: 10%

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90 Park Ave
New York, NY, 10016-1301


NYCurrently registered 199003/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Robert C. Watson AwardAmerican Intellectual Property Law Association1990
Clyde Cowan Award in PhysicsThe Catholic University of America, Department of Physics1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AAmster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP1996 - Present
AssociateFriedman, Wang & Bleiberg, P.C.1991 - 1996
AssociateCravath, Swaine & Moore, Associate1990 - 1991
N/AHon. Daniel M. Friedman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit1989 - 1990
Publication nameTitleDate
IP Law 360The Use of IP To Protect Your Internet Site2007
IP Law 360KSR v. Teleflex, Redefining The Obvious2007
IP Law 360Rethinking Claim Construction2006
IP Law 360Pages of History Are Quickly Being Written on Whether To Grant A Permanent Injunction In A Patent Action2006
IP Law 360Drafting Joint Research Agreements Under The Create Act Of 20042005
Communications Lawyer JournalPop-Ups and "Use of" a Protected Trademark in Light of 1-800 Contacts,2005
Federal Circuit Bar JournalEffect of the Publication of Applications Under The American Inventors Protection Act of 1999,2004
Columbia Business Law ReviewFirst-to-File: Is American Adoption of the International Standard in Patent Law Worth the Price?,1989
Columbia Business Law ReviewDetermining the Underlying Facts: An Epistemological Look at Legal Opinions in Corporate Transactions1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Catholic University of AmericaPhysicsBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Catholic University of AmericaPhysicsMA - Masters1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
General Counsel Conference EastModerater panel on Issues Spoting IP Issues2007
Fourth Annual Patenting Business Methods in the Financial Services IndustryCo-Host, Presented Workshop and Moderated Panel on Recent Developments2007