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Brian Bloom

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Litigation, Entertainment

About Me

Brian A. Bloom, a partner of the firm, has over 10 years of experience in handling all facets of complex litigation, intellectual property and licensing matters.


 


The scope of his practice is diversified, and includes counseling emerging brands and Fortune 500 companies, telecommunication companies, pharmaceutical companies, major record companies' merchandising affiliates, photographers and authors with respect to a diverse range of intellectual property matters. Mr. Bloom also represents large and small merchandising companies with respect to entertainment related litigation and complex corporate transactions involving intellectual property issues.  His practice includes the representation of a variety of clients in civil litigation involving claims of copyright and trademark infringement, counterfeiting, trade dress, false advertising, unfair competition, right of publicity, privacy, and defamation.   Mr. Bloom has pursued cybersquatters in federal court, ICANN arbitration proceedings, and in complex WIPO actions. 


 


In addition, Mr. Bloom counsels clients in regard to the risk assessment issues of trademark and copyright use and licensing, franchise agreements, on-line business operation, branding, marketing partnerships and sponsorship agreements.  He negotiates and drafts a variety of agreements including developer agreements, work-for-hire agreements, buy-sell agreements, recording, software license, joint venture, trademark licensing, film finance and option, and reality television participation and development agreements.  Mr. Bloom also has a sophisticated copyright and trademark filing and prosecution practice before the United States Copyright Office (USCO)  and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).


 


He also regularly lectures and writes on a myriad of intellectual property and new media issues.


 


 


 


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Intellectual Property: 34%
  2. Entertainment: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

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Contact Info

Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

400 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, NY, 11530

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who's Who In Intellectual PropertyLong Island Business News2014
Who's Who In Intellectual Property LawLong Island Business News2013
Who's Who In Intellectual Property LawLong Island Business News2012
Who's Who In Intellectual Property LawLong Island Business News2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner/DirectorAbrams Fensterman2010 - 2011
Senior AssociateAkerman Senterfitt2007 - 2010
AssociateCOZEN O'CONNOR2005 - 2007
AssociateFischbein Badillo Wagner & Harding, LLP2002 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
City of HopeExecutive Board Member2010 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionMemberN/A
Copyright Society of the U.S.A.MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Nassau County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Shady Records v. Source Enterprises, et al.Successful outcome

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal360 Deals2010
Intellectual Property TodayOnline Retailer Liability - The DMCA Defense2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Cornell UniversityHDFSBS - Bachelor of Science1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
South By Southwest Music ConferenceLicensing & Merchandising Agreements2014
South By Southwest Music ConferenceThe Future of the Record Business: Tour Merch2011