Paul J. Reilly

Section Chair - Trademark (Firmwide) Partner


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New York

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Paul Reilly's practice focuses on trademark, copyright, trade dress, advertising, branding and unfair competition litigation and counseling. He has represented clients in numerous intellectual property litigations in federal courts throughout the United States. He also has experience handling rights of privacy and publicity, and design patents. Paul has extensive experience rendering opinions on the clearance of trademarks and copyrights, rebranding of companies domestically and internationally, licensing, and the prosecution of trademark applications globally, including in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has also litigated hundreds of oppositions and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and foreign trademark offices on behalf of his clients.

Related Experience

Mr. Reilly has extensive experience across a broad range of industries such as computers and electronics, telecommunications products and services, toys, footwear, hotel services, food and beverage, financial services, credit card services, jewelry, computers, magazines, hospitality, entertainment, construction, clothing, restaurant services, hair care products, cosmetics, shoes and other services and product industries.

Representations have included:

  • Representing Fortune 500 food and beverage companies in trademark, trade dress, design patent, utility patent, unfair competition and copyright litigations, proceedings and enforcement matters
  • Representing major automotive supplier and manufacturing in copyright royalty dispute
  • Representing significant pharmaceutical company in disputes relating to trademark infringement and false advertising on the Internet
  • Representing long standing toy manufacturer in trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement lawsuits
  • Representing large computer and electronics firm in several trademark, copyright and patent infringement litigations
  • Representing international financial services company in multiple trademark and copyright litigation trials and proceedings
  • Representing substantial franchise company in trademark, copyright, breach of contract, and trade secret litigations and enforcement matters
  • Representing major stock exchange in multiple trademark, trade dress and copyright litigations
  • Representing large publisher of regional magazines in trademark, domain name, and domain name infringement litigations
  • Management of worldwide trademark portfolios for major public and privately held companies

Awards & Community

Recognized in the WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2016

Recognized in the "Client Choice Awards" by Lexology, 2016

Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S., 2013


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