Lawyer Detail

Peter J. Silverman
Partner
212-813-5970
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Practice Description
Peter Silverman is a partner in Fross Zelnick's international practice. He advises clients in diverse industries, including apparel, food and beverage, hospitality, financial, entertainment, advertising, pharmaceutical, education, internet and social media. Peter's practice embraces the full range of trademark activity, including searching and prosecution, filing programs, portfolio management, licensing, and negotiation of agreements, as well as the handling of complex multijurisdictional disputes. He has expertise in due diligence, including experience in the acquisition of major businesses. Peter has supervised the transfer in title of many global trademark portfolios, involving, inter alia, assignments, mergers and changes of name. Peter has also developed a special expertise in the recapture of famous international marks, and was part of the team behind the precedent-making Whirlpool case in India. Peter also has substantial experience advising on international copyright issues.

Education
Binghamton University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1972) Phi Beta Kappa; New York University School of Law (J.D., 1980), American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence.

Professional Activities
Member: New York State Bar Association.

Honors
Who's Who Legal - Trademarks, 2011-2016; World Trademark Review 1000 — The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for Prosecution and Strategy, 2011–2014; Guide to the World's Leading Trade Mark Law Practitioners, 2008–2009; Legal 500 US Guide, 2006–2007.

Admissions
New York State
United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Published Works

Clearing Up the "Gray" Areas

Legal Times

Contributing Editor, Worldwide Trademark Transfers: Law and Practice

Clark, Boardman, Callaghan