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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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Who's Who In Intellectual Property||Long Island Business News||2014|
|Who's Who In Intellectual Property Law||Long Island Business News||2013|
|Who's Who In Intellectual Property Law||Long Island Business News||2012|
|Who's Who In Intellectual Property Law||Long Island Business News||2011|
|Partner/Director||Abrams Fensterman||2010 - 2011|
|Senior Associate||Akerman Senterfitt||2007 - 2010|
|Associate||COZEN O'CONNOR||2005 - 2007|
|Associate||Fischbein Badillo Wagner & Harding, LLP||2002 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|City of Hope||Executive Board Member||2010 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Copyright Society of the U.S.A.||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Shady Records v. Source Enterprises, et al.||Successful outcome|
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|New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal||360 Deals||2010|
|Intellectual Property Today||Online Retailer Liability - The DMCA Defense||2006|
|Hofstra University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Cornell University||HDFS||BS - Bachelor of Science||1999|
|South By Southwest Music Conference||Licensing & Merchandising Agreements||2014|
|South By Southwest Music Conference||The Future of the Record Business: Tour Merch||2011|