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Peter Sloane counsels clients and prosecutes domestic and international trademark applications and coordinates international trademark litigation.  He also handles ex parte and inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, litigates trademark and copyright cases in federal court, and litigates Internet domain name disputes.  Mr. Sloane also advises domestic clients on protection against imported gray market goods and records trademark registrations with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


Practice areas


  1. Trademark Application: 35%
  2. Trademark: 25%
  3. Licensing: 10%
  4. Internet: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Leason Ellis LLLP

One Barker Avenue, Fifth Floor
White Plains, NY, 10061


NYCurrently registered 199507/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Second Prize, Nathan Burkan Memorial CompetitionAmerican Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLeason Ellis LLP2009 - Present
PartnerOstrolenk, Faber, Gerb & Soffen, LLP1999 - 2009
AssociateFross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.1996 - 1998
AssociateNims, Howes, Collison, Hansen & Lackert, P.C.1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Copyright Society of the U.S.A.Member2007 - Present
International Trademark AssociationRoundtable Committee2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Intersearch Worldwide, Ltd. v. Intersearch Group, Inc., No C 07-4634 (SBA)(N.D. Cal. Mar. 18, 2008)N/A
Odegard, Inc. v. Safavieh Carpets, Inc., 398 F. Supp. 2d 275, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26970, 78 U.S.P.Q.2d 1555 (S.D.N.Y. 2005)N/A
Eastern Freight Ways, Inc. v. Eastern Motor Freight, Inc., 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9683 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Entrepreneur.comWhat’s in a Name? Everything2008
Trademark InsiderCommentary, Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 20062006
Andrews Litigation Reporter, Computer & InternetA Review of 2004 Case Law: Is the Internet Changing Copyright Law or is Copyright Law Changing the Internet?2004
Intellectual Property & Technology Law JournalPreventing the Unauthorized Importation of Altered Gray Market Goods: Practical Suggestions for U.S. Trademark Owners2004
Bright IdeasU.S. Customs Service Enacts Final Rule on Affiliate Exception to Gray Market Goods Imports1999
NYSBA Trademark Committee Bulletin"Hog" Generic for Large Motorcycles1999
Law WorksStatutory Damages in Copyright Law: A Plaintiff’s Point of View1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Cornell UniversityIndustrial and Labor RelationsBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Meeting of The Association of Patent Law FirmsManaging the Intellectual Property Law Department2007
RoundtableRoundtable: Developments in Fraud Upon the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office2006
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva UniversityCTM Update: Enlargement of the European Community and its Effect on European Community Trademark Practice2005
Intellectual Property Law Section Fall MeetingThe Anatomy of a Grey Market Case2003
Basics of International Trademark PracticeA World Overview of Filing and Prosecuting Trademark Applications2000
Fordham Law SchoolTrademark Vigilance in the Twenty-First Century: A Pragmatic Approach1999
Fordham Law SchoolTrademark Prosecution in the Patent and Trademark Office and Litigation in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board1998