Fross Zelnick is consistently recognized by clients and peers as one of the top IP law firms in the world. As important, many of our partners have been recognized year after year as the top lawyers in our field. Our extensive worldwide experience counseling leading companies in their IP acquisitions, licenses and disputes affords our clients a competitive advantage for global IP management.

Breaking New Ground in Character Rights

The Batmobile Stands on its Own

DC Comics obtained a decision in which a U.S. district court held that Batman’s famous Batmobile was protectable as a...

Expanding a Prestigious Brand Into New Territory

Tiffany Sparkles in Russia

As Tiffany expanded into Russia during the last several years, it sought measures to further protect its internationally...

Preserving Royalty Rights In a Treasured Icon

Winnie-the-Pooh Goes to Court

Fross Zelnick succeeds after three years of court challenges at every level, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Extending a Trademark's Boundaries

Tarzan's Yell Resounds

Fross Zelnick has crafted innovative strategies to protect clients' most valuable intellectual property assets, including...

Uniting Global Brands for the Cause

Fross Zelnick joins the (PRODUCT) RED Revolution

Launching of one of the most ambitious global cross-branding and licensing programs ever undertaken.

Restoring U.S. Copyright Protection for Iconic Doll

The "Good Luck Troll" Trounces Knock-Offs

Fross Zelnick helps the "Good Luck Troll" creators to restore copyright protection in the U.S. and reclaim its economic...

Recognition & Rankings

Awarded Gold Tier by 2017 World's Leading Trademark Professionals

WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals again ranks Fross Zelnick in the “gold tier.” Described as a “stunning firm with strengths in all areas of trademark prosecution and litigation, domestic and international,” partners, James Weinberger, Janet Hoffman, Lydia Gobena, Lawrence Apolzon, Barbara Solomon, Carlos Cucurella, John Margiotta, Craig Mende, David Donahue, Richard Lehv, Roger Zissu, David Ehrlich, Mark Engelmann, Allison Strickland Ricketts, Nadine Jacobson, Cara Boyle, Susan Upton Douglass and Peter Silverman received special mention. “A truly impressive set-up,” Fross Zelnick counts “more individuals ranked in a single state than any other firm in the WTR 1000.”

Headlines

FZLZ received Tier 1 ranking by MIP’s 2017 U.S. IP Stars in both the Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories. MIP notes that the firm “consistently ranks among the top filers of US trademark applications,” is “highly experienced” in enforcement matters, and has “a broad spectrum of clients” including many “household names.” Visit Site >>
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. is proud to announce the relocation of its New York City headquarters to 4 Times Square, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10036, as of Monday, January 30, 2017. All phone and fax numbers, as well as email addresses, will remain the same -- only our street address has changed. Our new offices at 4 Times Square place us in the heart of midtown Manhattan in an iconic 48-story building, also known as the Condé Nast Building. Located at key crossroads, on Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets, our offices are a short walk from such convenient transportation hubs as Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Read More
Fross Zelnick receives National Tier 1 ranking in both Copyright and Trademark Law, and Metropolitan Tier 1 for New York City in Copyright, Litigation - Intellectual Property, and Trademark Law from the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms." Visit Site >>

Recent Cases

Cartier International AG v. Coachman
Inter-IKEA Systems B.V. v. Akea, LLC
Fooey v. Gap
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