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Erica M. McCurdy (formerly Gould)
Associate
212-813-5915

Practice Description
Erica is an Associate in the international department at Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. Erica counsels and advises clients on international trademark, copyright and unfair competition issues. Her sub-specialty is trademark law and practice in Latin America, with a strong focus on Cuba. She manages global trademark portfolios for clients in a broad range of industries, including fashion and apparel, luxury goods, consumer goods and entertainment. In her practice, she advises clients on branding strategies, trademark clearance, registration, licensing, policing, enforcement and opposition and cancellation matters. She also counsels clients on copyright registration and enforcement issues and drafts IP-related agreements such as licenses, assignments, and coexistence agreements.

Education
Suffolk University Law School (J.D., Dean's List, 2012); University of Massachusetts Amherst, Commonwealth Honors College (B.A., 2008)

Professional Activities
Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), Fashion Law Committee member; International Trademark Association (INTA); National Federal Bar Association; Southern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).

Honors
Rising Star, MIP IP STARS, September, 2018

Additional Languages
Spanish

Admissions
New York
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Published Works

“U.S. Companies Come out with a Win in Cuba,” published in Managing Intellectual Property (October 2017).
"Battling Trademark Piracy in Cuba," published in Managing Intellectual Property (June 2015).