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Jonathan  R. Tillem


Corporate & Business Law
Intellectual Property


  • ​Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • John's Hopkins University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa


New York
Jonathan R. Tillem
Tel: (212) 841-0506
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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Jonathan R. Tillem is a general corporate practitioner with a significant clientele in the domestic and international apparel and fashion industries.  He has a concentration in licensing, representing licensors and licensees, including numerous high-end designer and luxury brands and other major, as well as up-and-coming, American and European fashion companies and apparel manufacturers, in their licensing activities.  Mr. Tillem also represents a number of "brand management" companies that have acquired prestigious brands for the purpose of establishing licensing programs.

Mr. Tillem has lectured on the subjects of licensing and franchising and has been a featured speaker at the Practicing Law Institute’s Licensing Seminar.  He also has been the firm's representative at the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association and the Council of Franchise Suppliers of the International Franchise Association.

Peer Review Rating

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Fashion Law Blog

The Fashion Industry Law Blog, includes posts published by the members of the Fashion Law Practice of Phillips Nizer LLP and attorneys in other related practice areas.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association