Cole Schotz P.C.


Intellectual Property


If you create it, we can help you protect it, enforce it, and monetize it. For years, the Intellectual Property team at Cole Schotz has been partnering with clients to provide superior quality service at unmatched value. Our recipe includes superior quality work product, aggressive advocacy, business-focused counseling, creativity, responsiveness, and integrity. Our attorneys have the experience and technical savvy to assist national and international companies with massive portfolios, and the patience and attentiveness to help individuals and small business owners turn an idea into something big.

The intellectual property client base at Cole Schotz is diverse and global. We service industries as varied as medical devices, life sciences, education, consumer products, media and e-commerce. From bet-the-company litigation to complex transactions to creating protection strategies for groundbreaking innovations, we offer a full range of legal services for businesses of every size. Links to more detailed descriptions of our practice areas can be found below:

Trademark Portfolio Management Patent Portfolio Management
Trademark Litigation Patent Litigation
Copyright/Media/Entertainment Trade Secrets
Licensing & Corporate Transactions
Privacy & Data Security



Amazon Sellers in Crosshairs as Hackers Alter Trademark Data

As published in: Bloomberg Law November 5, 2018

A Marijuana Product Patent Dispute Marks a First for the Judicial System

As published in: Law Week Colorado August 20, 2018

Colorado Cannabis Patent Lawsuit Will Be Worth Watching

As published in: Cannabis Business Times August 15, 2018

Lessons From This Year's High Court Patent Rulings

As published in: Law360 July 2, 2018

Play-Doh Scent Registration May Serve As Trademark Model

As published in: Bloomberg BNA June 20, 2018

Patent No. 10,000,000 Shows Interest Strong Despite Risks

As published in: Law360 June 19, 2018

Copying Photo for Local Film Fest Site Didn't Infringe Copyright

As published in: Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal June 13, 2018

Photographers Shutter at Plan to Boost Copyright Fees

As published in: Bloomberg BNA June 4, 2018

Website Fights Standard-Setting Groups for Right to Post Free Copies

As published in: Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal May 18, 2018

Wake Up Call: Giuliani to Join Trump's Legal Team, Take Leave From Greenberg Traurig

As published in: Bloomberg Big Law Business April 20, 2018

Cole Schotz adds special counsel to IP group

As published in: NJBIZ April 19, 2018

IP Hires: Mayer Brown, Goldberg Segalla, Orrick

As published in: Law360 March 16, 2018

Who's on the Move?

As published in: March 14, 2018

Laterals, Moves, Law Firm Work

As published in: Bloomberg Big Law Business March 13, 2018

Cole Schotz appoints IP co-chair

As published in: World Intellectual Property Review March 13, 2018


Recent Events

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Attorneys Speaking: Marcella M. Bodner and Joseph B. DollOctober 15, 2018
Art Law Primer
Attorney Speaking: David M. KohaneDecember 2, 2015
A Primer on Adult Guardianship Actions, CLE presentation at the Bergen County Bar Association
Attorney Speaking: Jenny R. FlomOctober 8, 2014
Legalities of Photography
Attorney Speaking: David M. KohaneJune 8 - 9, 2013
Cyber Security: The Next Frontier, Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, New Jersey
Attorney Speaking: Arianna ChristopherOctober 30, 2012


Music Modernization Act Signed Into Law

Intellectual Property Law November 8, 2018

David S. Gold and Emily I. Park
What Happened to Brexit? A Trademark Update

New Jersey Law Journal September 13, 2018

William W. Stroever
Cole Schotz adds special counsel to IP team

World Intellectual Property Review April 23, 2018

Marcella M. Bodner