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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:

  • 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.
  • 12/13/2013, National Law Journal - Chanel Infringer Ordered to Surrender Domain Names
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article.

Recent Articles and Publications:

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

Anti-counterfeiting 2013 – A Global Guide (Chapter on United States Law)
World Trademark Review, 2013
Mark Schonfeld, Sara Beccia and Alexandra Capachietti authored the chapter on United States law in the 2013 Global AntiCounterfeiting Guide published by World Trademark Review.

This article first appeared in Anti-counterfeiting 2013 – A Global Guide, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by The IP Media Group. To view the issue in full, please go to www.worldtrademarkreview.com.

Can Gray Market Goods Be Stopped?
Focus Newsletter, Page 2, Winter 2013

Speaking Engagements:

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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ISC's 14th International Conference - Fraud and Counterfeiting in the Imaging Supplies Industry, 8.20.2012
Location: Planet Hollywood Resort, Las Vegas
Role: Speaker
Topic: Conference Antitrust Guidelines

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