Deborah L. Shapiro

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Deborah L. Shapiro is a partner in Moses & Singer’s Intellectual Property practice group. She represents diverse international clients in the clearance, procurement, registration, exploitation and enforcement of their intellectual property rights.  Among her clients are household names in the sports, entertainment, media, banking, casino, museum and other industries. 

Deborah provides clients with guidance on matters concerning trademark infringement, domestic and international trademark enforcement, and transactions affecting intellectual property rights. She routinely supervises foreign attorneys in trademark proceedings in foreign courts and administrative agencies and provides strategic guidance with respect to multi-jurisdictional conflicts.  Deborah also represents numerous clients in administrative actions before the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Deborah was mentored by the internationally recognized global branding expert Alan Blum.  Prior to joining Moses & Singer, Deborah was an associate at the law firms Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, and Torys LLP.  Deborah also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Shira A. Sheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

 

Law School Activities/Honors
  • Production Editor, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
  • Alexander Fellows Program
  • Telford Taylor Fellowship in Public International Law
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section  

 

Publications
  • “Punitive Damages Awards in New York Since ‘State Farm,’” co-author, New York Law Journal, vol. 234, no. 113, December 13, 2005.
  • “Hello? Is Everyone There?,” co-author, New York Law Journal, vol. 233, no. 58, March 28, 2005.
Biography

Deborah L. Shapiro is a partner in Moses & Singer’s Intellectual Property practice group. She represents diverse international clients in the clearance, procurement, registration, exploitation and enforcement of their intellectual property rights.  Among her clients are household names in the sports, entertainment, media, banking, casino, museum and other industries. 

Deborah provides clients with guidance on matters concerning trademark infringement, domestic and international trademark enforcement, and transactions affecting intellectual property rights. She routinely supervises foreign attorneys in trademark proceedings in foreign courts and administrative agencies and provides strategic guidance with respect to multi-jurisdictional conflicts.  Deborah also represents numerous clients in administrative actions before the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Deborah was mentored by the internationally recognized global branding expert Alan Blum.  Prior to joining Moses & Singer, Deborah was an associate at the law firms Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, and Torys LLP.  Deborah also served as a legal intern for the Honorable Shira A. Sheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

 

Law School Activities/Honors
  • Production Editor, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
  • Alexander Fellows Program
  • Telford Taylor Fellowship in Public International Law
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section  

 

Publications
  • “Punitive Damages Awards in New York Since ‘State Farm,’” co-author, New York Law Journal, vol. 234, no. 113, December 13, 2005.
  • “Hello? Is Everyone There?,” co-author, New York Law Journal, vol. 233, no. 58, March 28, 2005.
Education
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (J.D.)
  • Brown University (B.A.)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • New York
  • Massachusetts