Mr. Margiotta is a partner at Fross Zelnick and a member of the firm's litigation and dispute resolution group. He litigates, mediates, and arbitrates copyright, trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, rights of publicity and libel cases. He has appeared in federal district and appeal courts across the country, and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, acting on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants alike. He has also appeared in domain-name recovery cases before the World Intellectual Property Organization. He has represented clients from a diverse spectrum of industries, including musical entertainment, apparel, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, pharmaceuticals and consumer electronics. He also offers counseling on trademark availability, licensing, bringing counterfeit and infringement actions, and filing opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
College of the Holy Cross (A.B. with Honors, 1993);Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1996); Columbia University School of Journalism (M.S. 1997).
Member: North American Subcommittee of the International Trademark Association's Anti-Counterfeiting; Enforcement Committee (2004-2005). Adjunct Professor: Law at Brooklyn Law School (2003-2004).
New York State
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh, Ninth and Federal Circuits
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York