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Joel Benjamin Rothman

About me

Patents, trademarks and copyrights are my specialty.


I am Board Certified in Intellectual Property by the Florida Bar. If you need assistance with litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, rights of publicity or employment matters, please let me know how I can help you.

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Licensed

  1. Patent Infringement: 20%
    19 years, 25 cases
  2. Trademark: 20%
    19 years, 75 cases
  3. Copyright: 20%
    19 years, 50 cases
  4. Employment: 20%
    25 years, 75 cases
  5. Intellectual Property: 20%
    19 years, 150 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Adam D. Palmer

    I have known Joel Rothman for several years and have had the opportunity to refer clients to him. Joel has a firm grasp of intellectual property law, but even more importantly, he is a fine litigation attorney who can operate strategically to achieve favorable results for his clients. I can recommend Joel without hesitation.

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    Adam Palmer Securities and investment fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Arthur Thomas Schofield

    I endorse this lawyer. Joel has been a true professional in all my dealings with him, intelligent, ethical and courteous. I have no hesitation turning to him for his counsel or forwarding clients in need of his specialities.

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    Arthur Schofield Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199606/21/2016
NYCurrently registered 199207/11/2016
NJResigned Without Prejudice199107/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyer, Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyer, FDA LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyer FDA LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Top Lawyer Intellectual PropertySouth Florida Legal Guide2012
Best Lawyer Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2012
Best Lawyer Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top Lawyer Intellectual PropertySouth Florida Legal Guide2011
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2011
Best Lawyer FDA LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Your Honor AwardLegal Marketing Association - Southeast Chapter2010
Top Lawyer - Intellectual PropertySouth Florida Legal Guide2010
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2010
Best Lawyers: Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyer-FDA LawBest Lawyers in America2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2009
Best Lawyers: FDA LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers: Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Best Lawyers: FDA LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers: Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2008
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Best Lawyers: Information Technology LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Shields McIllwaine Award, Best Student PoemUniversity at Albany, SUNY1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSchneider Rothman IP Law Group2012 - Present
PartnerArnstein & Lehr, LLP2009 - 2012
PartnerSeiden, Alder, Matthewman & Bloch, P.A.2006 - 2009
AssociateRutherford Mulhall, P.A.2004 - 2006
President and General CounselCylant, Inc.2002 - 2004
ShareholderSeiden, Alder, Rothman, Petosa & Matthewman, P.A.1998 - 2001
AssociateStephens, Lynn, Klein, Et Al.1997 - 1998
Assistant District AttorneyBronx District Attorney's Office1994 - 1997
AssociateWilner & Associates, P.C.1991 - 1994
Summer AssociateBorkson, Simon & Moskowitz, PA1990 - 1990
InternCitigroup, Inc.1989 - 1989
InternThe Bank Of New York1988 - 1988
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Copyright Society of the U.S.A.Member2011 - Present
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2005 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Intellectual Property CommitteeMember2002 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Section Executive CouncilBoard Member2001 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Computer & Technology Law CommitteeMember1998 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Intellectual Property CommitteeChair2009 - 2011
American Herbal Products AssociationMember2007 - 2009
Food and Drug Law InstituteMember2006 - 2007
Natural Products AssociationMember2006 - 2008
International Trademark AssociationMember2006 - 2010
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Computer & Technology Law CommitteeChair2001 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Trademark Application: PetAliveN/A
Trademark Application: THE FRUGAL FLORISTN/A
Trademark Application: VITALRENEWN/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
FINANCIER WORLDWIDE MAGAZINEEffective due diligence for mergers, acquisitions and financial transactions in the food, beverage and dietary supplement industry: avoiding recalls, claims and class actions2010
Arnstein & Lehr Intellectual Property Law Newsletter Winter 2009Arnstein & Lehr Intellectual Property Law Newsletter2009
Arnstein & Lehr LLP Intellectual Property Newsletter - Summer 2009Arnstein & Lehr LLP Intellectual Property Newsletter - Summer 20092009
The Apps Law BlogThe Apps Law Blog2009
The Nutritional and Dietary Supplement Law BlogDietary supplement law2008
Florida E-Discovery BlogElectronic discovery law2008
Daily Business ReviewInstant Messaging May not be Worth the Trouble2002
CIO MagazineAsk the Expert: Policing Privacy2001
Daily Business ReviewThe rap on wraps: Consent in the Internet age2001
Daily Business ReviewHacked. Sued. Avoiding the privacy double whammy,2001
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
State University of New York, AlbanyEnglishOther - Bachelors1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Practicing Legal Ethics in the Electronic Law OfficeRecognizing Ethical Issues in Internet Communications2010
Electronic EverythingElectronic Discovery2008
E-Discovery: An A to Z WorkshopElectronic Discovery2008