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 Mark Schonfeld

Mark Schonfeld

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Office Phone: 617.345.3329
Location: Boston, MA
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Bar Admissions:

Massachusetts
New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Third Circuits
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Massachusetts and the Southern District of New York

Experience:

Mr. Schonfeld concentrates his practice in complex business and intellectual property litigation, especially protection of corporate intellectual property through effective methods of trademark, copyright and patent litigation.

Mr. Schonfeld has extensive experience in protecting the world's leading brand names from infringement and is responsible for the seizure of millions of dollars in counterfeit merchandise from distribution centers, retail operations and factories that manufacture counterfeit products. He is highly skilled in preventing and stopping "gray market" imports by using innovative techniques. Mr. Schonfeld has conducted software audit raids for major software companies and several of his cases have resulted in federal criminal prosecution. He obtained the first "asset freeze" order in Massachusetts in a trademark counterfeiting case. Mr. Schonfeld also serves as counsel to the Imaging Supplies Coalition, an organization formed by prominent computer companies to combat counterfeiting and unfair and deceptive trade practices affecting the computer supplies industry.

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Quotes:

  • 8/1/2014, CBS Interactive - 3D printing: Overcoming the legal and intellectual property issues
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article on intellectual property issues related to 3D printing, by Erin Carson.
  • 3/17/2014, Risk & Insurance Magazine - 3D Printing Offers New Risk Challenges
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article by Susannah Levine.
  • 12/23/2013, Mentor Magazine - Shades of Gray
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article by Mary Otto.
  • 12/19/2013, Boston Business Journal - The next 3D printing boom: lawsuits
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article by Sara Castellanos.

Recent Articles and Publications:

Anti-counterfeiting 2014 – A Global Guide (Chapter on United States Law)
World Trademark Review, 2014
Mark Schonfeld, Sara Beccia, and Alexandra Capachietti collaborated on this article which first appeared in Anti-Counterfeiting 2014: A Global Guide, a supplement to WTR magazine, published by The IP Media Group. To view the guide in full, please go to www.worldtrademarkreview.com.

Legal Aspects of the 3D Printing Revolution
Focus Newsletter, Spring 2014

Legal Aspects of the 3D Printing Revolution
Corporate LiveWire, January 6, 2014

How Manufacturers Can Stop The Flood Of Gray-Market Goods
Manufacturing & Technology News, May 31, 2013

Speaking Engagements:

Financial Times ExecSense Webinar, 6.20.2014
Role: Presenter
Topic: How to Optimize 3D Printing as a Lawyer

Art and Fashion Law Society - Fashion Law Panel, 11.21.2013
Location: New England Law School
Role: Speaker
Topic: Brand Protection & Counterfeiting in the Fashion Industry

Law Firm Alliance Webinar, 11.20.2013
Role: Speaker
Topic: Anti-Counterfeiting Litigation: How To Protect Brands on the Internet

Boston Bar Association Program, 2.5.2013
Location: Boston Bar Association
Role: Speaker
Topic: Combating Internet Piracy

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