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James Robert Hastings

Practice areas:

Advertising, Internet, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement, Licensing

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Licensing: 20%
    23 years
  2. Copyright Infringement: 20%
    23 years
  3. Trademark Infringement: 20%
    23 years
  4. Internet: 20%
    18 years
  5. Advertising: 20%
    23 years



Hourly ($350-400/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Richard P Hastings

    A well prepared and very formidable opponent!


    Richard Hastings Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Collen IP

80 South Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY, 10562

Collen IP

80 South Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY, 10562



NYCurrently registered 199103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ADR Mediation Training CertificateInternational Trademark Association2012
Mini MBA for Inhouse CounselAssociation Corporate Counsel2008
Mediation CertificateCenter for Mediation in Law2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselCollen IP2014 - Present
PrincipalMerchants Counsel2009 - 2014
In-House CounselThe Vermont Country Store, Inc.2006 - 2009
Co-FounderState of the Americas- Latin Initiative2004 - 2005
PartnerCollen IP, Intellectual Property Law2000 - 2004

Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Trademark AssociationMediator, Trademark Mediators Network2015 - Present
International Trademark AssociationMember2012 - Present
Diocese of VermontCo-Director Capital Campaign Committee2009 - 2011
Association Corporate CounselMember2008 - 2012

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Omega S.A. v. Omega Engineering, Inc. 228 F.Supp.2d 112 (2002)Summary Judgment granted on behalf of client for cybersquatting claim

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Publication NameTitleDate
Corporate Counsel MagazineOpposing a Trademark Opposition2014
Today's General CounselFirst Response When Your Trademark is Threatened2014
Corporate Counsel MagazineDont Rush Into Trademark Opposition Unprepared2014
Trademark Law and Litigation GuideDomain Name Dispute Basics2012
Trademark Law and Litigation GuideNotice of Opposition Basics2012
Legal Tips and Traps for Multichannel MerchantsMulitchannel Marketer Legal Guide2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham UniversityN/AB.A. EnglishN/A
Western New England College School of LawN/AJ.D.N/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Emerging Issues in Trademark LawTrademark Infringement CLE Webinar2015
NEMOA Annual ConferenceLegal Tips and Traps for Multichannel Merchants2010
Retail Online Integration Webinar SeriesEcommerce Law: Year in Review2009