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Tod Mathew Melgar

Litigation Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   3 reviews
  • State Years
    New York - NY 27 years
    Massachusetts - MA 26 years
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1997
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State MA
    Acquired 1997
    Status
    Retired No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Tod

Learn Tod’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    30%
    Patent, trademark and copyright

    26 years, 30 cases

  2. Patent application
    25%

    29 years, 200 cases

  3. Trademark application
    25%

    26 years, 200 cases

  4. Copyright application
    10%

    26 years, 50 cases

  5. Licensing
    5%

    26 years, 25 cases

  6. Privacy
    5%
    Cybersecurity, cyber security

    11 years

Leading iinnovation attorney with broad based experience with some of New York City's most renowned law firms advising business leaders from Fortune 100 companies to entrprenuers in a wide range of industries. Experience, includes:

 

IP Enforcement

  • IP Cease and Desist Letters
  • IP Dispute Resolution
  • IP Litigation

 IP protection

  • Patent Searches and Clearance
  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Trademark Searches and Clearance
  • Trademark Preparation and Prosecution 
  • Copyright Registration

IP Counseling

  • Freedon to Operate Opinions
  • Non-infringement and invalidity Opinions
  • Licensing
  • Agreements - Non-disclosure, joint development, employment

 

 

 

 

Location

Melgar IP Law, PLLC
Bryant Park
54 West 40th Street
New York, NY, 10018

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Reviews

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Posted by Nick | September 9, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent with giving the right advice
Tod has very strong communication skills; great listener, outstanding speaker and gives the right advice from his years of experience! Very generous with his time. Consulting with him was a very worthwhile endeavor! Would recommend him first before any others!
Posted by anonymous | January 15, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
IP support
I reached out to Tod for help in getting a patent for my musical instrument. He was very thorough in our initial consultation and made sure to answer any questions I had without rushing me. Tod clearly has seasoned experience and I look forward to working with him on all my projects.
Posted by anonymous | January 14, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Insurance Claim
I consulted with Tod about a potential claim for damages on my personal residence. He was quite responsive and provided helpful feedback. I have not made a decision on this matter, but would consider him for legal assistance.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-450 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 6.9 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Principal & Managing Attroney
  • Melgar IP Law, PLLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Counsel
  • Chadbourne & Parke, LLP
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Counsel
  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP (New York, Ny)
  • 2008 - 2012
  • Partner
  • Morgan & Finnegan Inellectual Property Law
  • 1999 - 2008
  • Associate
  • Kane Dalsimer
  • 1995 - 1999
  • Patent Examiner
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • 1991 - 1991
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Education

  • Brooklyn Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • University of Miami
  • MS - Master of Science
  • 1992
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1990

Associations

  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Pro Bono Service Award
  • Chadbourne & Parke
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

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New York Litigation Lawyer Tod Mathew Melgar
Tod Mathew Melgar
Litigation Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 27 years