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Phillips Nizer Press Release

April 18, 2012

Stacy Salmon
(212) 977-9700

Phillips Nizer Adds Alan Behr, Intellectual Property Law, Fashion and Technology Attorney, 
to the Corporate & Business Law Department

Mr. Behr will continue to represent established and up-and-coming businesses and individuals in
electronic entertainment, emerging technologies, publishing, fashion, and consumer products

New York, NY – Phillips Nizer is pleased to announce that Alan Behr has joined the firm’s Corporate & Business Law Department as a partner, where he will continue to represent clients in international and domestic intellectual property law.  His concentrations include licensing, copyright and trademark protection for the entertainment, and fashion and accessories industries, as well as complex technology transactions.  He will also continue to represent the interests of art galleries, artists, photographers, and art collectors.

A trained mediator, Mr. Behr, will continue to maintain an arbitration and mediation practice handling alternative dispute resolution cases, both as an advocate and as a neutral.  He is a member of the International Trademark Association’s Panel of Neutrals, the world’s only panel of trained mediators who focus on trademark and unfair competition law.

Mr. Behr, a dual U.S.-German national, will be a member of the firm’s German Practice, where he will provide counsel to clients from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

In addition to his law firm experience, Mr. Behr’s credentials include in-house positions as general counsel of w-Technologies, Inc. and Atari, Inc. (formerly GT Interactive Software Corp.).  He earned his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and a Bachelor’s degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.  

About Phillips Nizer LLP:
Phillips Nizer LLP been engaged in a wide-ranging practice of domestic and international law for 85 years.  Established by world-renowned trial attorney Louis Nizer, the firm consists of lawyers who are well-respected leaders in their fields.  The firm’s principal office is in New York City, with additional offices in Garden City, Long Island and Hackensack, New Jersey.  To learn more about Phillips Nizer LLP, please visit: