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Phillips Nizer Adds Trademark & Copyright Partner Charles LaPolla


Phillips Nizer Adds Trademark & Copyright Partner Charles LaPolla

New York, NY (October 15, 2021) – Phillips Nizer LLP is pleased to announce that Charles P. LaPolla, a leading trademark and copyright attorney, has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office.

Mr. LaPolla joins Phillips Nizer from the firm of Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, where he was also a partner.

Mr. LaPolla handles all aspects of trademark law, focusing on areas such as the entertainment, fashion, cosmetics and jewelry industries.  His work includes domestic and foreign prosecution matters, internet and domain disputes and proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and trademark litigation.

In addition to his work in trademark law, Mr. LaPolla also has extensive experience representing clients in copyright and unfair competition claims, including misappropriation of trade secrets and deceptive trade practices and other intellectual property litigation matters.

“Charles has established a strong reputation as a leader in the trademark and copyright fields. His deep experience in entertainment and fashion law will fit in well with our strong practice groups. We are glad to welcome him to Phillips Nizer,” said Marc Landis, Managing Partner of Phillips Nizer.

Mr. LaPolla received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Rochester.

About Phillips Nizer LLP                                           
Phillips Nizer, founded in 1926, represents domestic and international clients in business; finance and real estate transactions; intellectual property matters; commercial litigation; labor and employment matters; matrimonial and family law; and tax and estate planning, with a particular focus on the entertainment, fashion, real estate and technology industries.                                   
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