From supervising the transfer of global trademark portfolios to handling complex multijurisdictional disputes, Peter Silverman’s 35 years of trademark experience is an asset to his clients. Peter has deep experience in high-profile mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions involving intellectual property and in conducting intellectual property due diligence.
Peter has extensive experience in the recapture of famous international marks and was part of the strategic team behind the precedent-setting Whirlpool case in India, establishing the concept of transborder reputation. He advises on the full range of trademark activity, including searching, prosecution, and filing programs, informed by his deep knowledge of the Madrid International Registration system. Peter also advises clients in the areas of portfolio management, licensing, the internet, copyright, right of publicity, and social media, and negotiates and drafts related agreements.