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Epstein Drangel LLP is internationally recognized as one of the leading IP boutique law firms in New York City. We specialize in all aspects of intellectual property law and provide a full-range of services, including litigation, anti-counterfeiting, prosecution, transactional services, and commercialization of IP assets in the United States and across the globe.

We are Intellectual Property Experts

Intellectual Property is not a part of our practice, it IS our practice. Each member of our team is skilled in the complexities of clearing, securing, enforcing and defending IP rights.

We are Client-Focused

We believe that every client is unique and that the only way to consistently deliver quality results is to understand our clients’ businesses inside and out. This knowledge enables us to anticipate and develop creative solutions for our clients’ long-term challenges as well as effectively manage their day-to-day needs and concerns.

We Deliver Cost-Effective Legal Services

While other firms may require an army of attorneys to handle a single matter, we do not. Instead, we apply a team-oriented approach, relying upon our experience, expertise, and use of technology to deliver the highest levels of intellectual property representation in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We may be small in size but we are big in results.

success stories

  • ED filed five separate trade dress and copyright infringement suits against a total of eight jewelry retailers for the sale of infringing jewelry. Confidential settlements were reached in a majority of the cases.

    Enforcement of Meira T’s Rights in New York (S.D.N.Y. 2015)
  • ED represented OHM SPA LLC in an infringement action, pertaining to its service mark OHM SPA. A confidential settlement was reached.

    OHM SPA LLC v. OM Aroma & Co., Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
  • On behalf of its client Cleaner's Supply, ED secured a permanent injunction against the unauthorized user of its registered CLEANER'S SUPPLY trademark or variations thereof.

    Cleaner's Supply, Inc. v. National Supply LLC et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • ED represented Rovio Entertainment, Ltd. in an infringement suit against a major importer of counterfeit goods. ED secured a permanent injunction enjoining defendants from further infringement of Rovio's rights and obtained a statutory damage award of $700,000.

    Rovio Entertainment LTD v. Royal Plush Toys, Inc. et al. (C.D.C.A. 2012)
  • ED obtained a favorable settlement for its client Old World Christmas, preventing defendants from selling Christmas tree ornaments that violated its copyrighted Christmas tree ornament designs and use of its trademark OLD WORLD CHRISTMAS.

    O.W.A., Inc. v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • ED represented Moose Toys in an infringement lawsuit and successfully obtained a temporary restraining order, seizure order and permanent injunction against a chain of retail stores that were importing and selling counterfeit Shopkins toys.

    Moose Toys Pty Ltd. et al v. Thriftway Hylan Blvd. Drug Corp. et al. (E.D.N.Y. 2015)
  • ED represented well-known Asian cosmetic company SA SA to prevent unauthorized use of its SA SA brand in the United States by a competitor. A favorable confidential settlement was reached.

    Sa Sa Cosmetic & Skin Care Beauty Inc. v. Sa Sa International Holdings Limited et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2008)
  • ED successfully represented Atwater Kent in an action to prevent the unauthorized use of its famous ATWATER KENT trademark on replica radio and car part products.

    Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company v. Leveillee (D. Del. 2012)
  • ED represented a luggage maker against a claim by the owners of the LUCAS luggage brand who claimed trade dress rights in black and yellow applied to luggage handles and straps. ED obtained a favorable confidential settlement.

    24-Seven International LLC v. EWS Incentives, Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • ED represented the owners of Pillow Pets, obtaining a preliminary and permanent injunction against the unauthorized sale of similar foldable plush animals. The Court restricted Defendant's right to bid on the Pillow Pets Key Word and to use the Pillowpets.com domain name to sell its unauthorized plush.

    CJ Productions LLC et al v. Snuggly Plushez LLC et al. (E.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • ED represented Ontel Products, a leading As Seen on TV company, in an effort to prevent the unauthorized use of its various consumer product trademarks by Amazon as unauthorized Google Keywords. A confidential settlement was reached.

    Ontel Products Corp. v. Amazon.com, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
  • ED obtained and executed a seizure order on the unauthorized Pillow Pets foldable plush animals that violated CJ's copyright and trade dress rights plus the freezing of company bank accounts A permanent injunction and confidential financial settlement was secured.

    CJ Products LLC et al v. Concord Toys International, Inc. et al. (E.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • ED represented Intenze Products, Inc. in an infringement suit and obtained a $1.45 million judgment & injunction against the Chinese source of counterfeit tattoo inks.

    Intenze Products, Inc. v. Charm Color Company et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2013)
  • ED represented Sethi & Sethi, a designer of stylized home fabrics, in a copyright lawsuit against Linens 'N Things, for unauthorized sale of products incorporating its registered copyright designs. A favorable confidential settlement was reached.

    Sethi & Sethi, Inc. v. Linens 'N Things, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2007)
  • ED presented Intenze Inc., owner of INTENZE brand tattoo inks, in an action to prevent the unauthorized use of its INTENZE ink bottles in marketing and promotional material for Williamson-Dickie workwear. A favorable settlement was reached.

    Intenze Products, Inc. v. Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co. (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
  • ED represented Clonus in a copyright infringement claim against Dreamworks in connection with its release of the feature film The Island, which Clonus alleged violated its registered movie and script for the 1970's indi-film called Clonus. A favorable confidential settlement was reached.

    Clonus Associates v. Dreamworks, LLC et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • ED represented Defendant Zone Cuisine, a home food delivery company, against a trademark infringement claim by the owner of the ZONE trademark for diet publications and related services. A favorable confidential settlement was reached.

    Sears v. Zone Culinaire, L.L.C. et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • ED presented Ontel Products, a leading As Seen on TV company, in an effort to prevent the unauthorized use of its various trademarks and copyrights in connection with the sale of counterfeit and pirated products sold through the DHGate marketplace. A favorable settlement was reached.

    Ontel Products Corp. v. Bejing Dunhuang Heguang Information Technology Co. Ltd et al. (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • ED successfully argued before the District Court and Second Circuit in a trademark and copyright dispute over the right to use a well-known Indian newspaper name (AJIT) in the United States. The lawsuit spanned six years and tested cross-border rights and international treaties.

    Sadhu Singh Hamdard Trust v. Ajit Newspaper, Inc. et al. (E.D.N.Y. 2006)
  • ED represented Heller Inc., designer of a well-known chair design registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, in a lawsuit alleging trade dress and design patent infringement. A favorable settlement was reached.

    Heller Incorporated v. Design Within Reach, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2007)
  • ED represented Rovio Entertainment, Ltd. in three related infringement lawsuits against a total of 75 defendants. Confidential settlements were reached with a majority of the defendants. ED obtained permanent injunction and judgments amounting to a total of $675,000 against the defendants who did not settle.

    Multi-District Texas Litigation (2013)

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