Suzanne M. Hengl

Section Chair - Branding, Advertising & Copyright (Firmwide) Partner

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New York

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Suzi is a hands-on practitioner who partners with clients to secure, protect, promote, and defend their brands and creative works from creation through litigation. Her practice focuses on trademark, advertising and copyright litigation, prosecution, and counseling, and also encompasses diligence investigations, drafting and negotiation of IP and marketing agreements, advertising claims review, and counseling concerning promotions. Suzi represents clients in trademark, copyright and advertising litigation in federal courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the National Advertising Division.

Suzi has represented clients in a number of different industries including computer and consumer electronics, retail, apparel, telecommunications, energy, financial services, entertainment, food and beverage, leisure and hospitality, food packaging, facilities management and architectural products.

Suzi is committed to her clients and to the community in which she works and lives. She is the Chair of the New York office’s Pro Bono Committee and has sat on the Steering Committee for the firms’ strategic collaboration with Official Black Wall Street (OBWS), an organization with a membership of more than 5,500 Black-owned businesses globally.

Suzi has been recognized in WTR 1000-The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2017-2024, The Legal 500, 2022-2023, and has been named a "New York Super Lawyer-Rising Star" (Thomson Reuters), 2014-2017. She was also a recipient of Her Justice’s 2014 Commitment to Justice Award.

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