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Fross Zelnick Excels Among U.S. Law Firms In Leading Legal Industry Guides

Firm and Individual Partners Singled Out for Expertise and Client Service

NEW YORK, June 13, 2008 – Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, a leading firm in trademark, copyright, design patent and unfair competition law, announced today that the firm received top rankings in The Legal 500 United States and Chambers USA, two leading professional guides ranking the country's premiere law firms and legal practitioners.

Legal 500 U.S. placed Fross Zelnick among the top-ranked firms specializing in copyright, trademark litigation and non-contentious trademark matters. Roger Zissu, partner, was named a “Leading Lawyer” in the field of copyright law, and partners David Ehrlich and Mark Engelmann were named "Leading Lawyers" among trademark law practitioners.

The guide described Fross Zelnick's copyright group as "preeminent worldwide for copyright matters." Partners Roger Zissu, Craig Mende and David Donahue were singled out in this field. In trademark litigation, the guide enthused, "whatever the question, there is always someone there who can answer it" and emphasized in particular the firm’s successes representing clients in international disputes. Partners Roger Zissu and Craig Mende were mentioned for their prowess in domestic litigation and Peter Silverman was praised in the international field. In the non-contentious trademark category, the guide noted that the firm "boasts a plethora of clients and a level of industry knowledge that is virtually unparalleled." Partners David Ehrlich, Susan Upton Douglass, Janet Hoffman, Mark Engelmann, Nadine Jacobson, Carlos Cucurella and James Weinberger all received individual mention.

Separately, Chambers USA placed Fross Zelnick partner Roger Zissu in the first tier, out of six tiers, of trademark and copyright practitioners in New York. Partner Mark Engelmann was also highly ranked. The rankings are based on conclusions drawn from more than 14,000 interviews of law firm attorneys and clients.

About Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.
Fross Zelnick is consistently recognized by clients and peers as one of the top intellectual property law firms in the world specializing exclusively in trademark, copyright, design and unfair competition law. Fross Zelnick's areas of expertise include litigation, registering, protecting and defending trademarks and copyrights, managing global trademark and copyright portfolios, Internet law, protecting character and publicity rights, design rights, and intellectual property due diligence audits and reviews. Additional information about the firm can be found at