Partner & Chair of Trademark and Copyright Practice
Peter S. Sloane, the chair of the trademark and copyright practice at Leason Ellis, handles all aspects of trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution and litigation, including counseling clients on trademark adoption, filing trademark and copyright applications in the U.S., recording registrations with Customs and Border Protection, maintaining domestic trademark registrations, managing global trademark portfolios, handling oppositions and cancellations in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and litigating intellectual property disputes in the federal courts. He also deals with other related issues such as drafting license agreements, conducting due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, and litigating domain name disputes.
Peter is a well-recognized intellectual property attorney who has been listed in the World Trademark Review 1000, Who’s Who Legal – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, and Super Lawyers. He is also a prolific writer and public speaker on a wide variety of trademark and copyright issues. His articles have appeared in publications such as the Federal Bar Council Quarterly, BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, World Trademark Review, Intellectual Property Today, and the INTA Bulletin. He has also spoken before the Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and the International Trademark Association.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
New York University School of Law, Attended LL.M. Program in Trade Regulation, 1995–1997
New York University School of Law, Visiting Third Year Law Student, 1993-1994
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1994
Cornell University, B.S., 1991