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Ira Jay Levy

Ira Jay Levy

Goodwin Procter LLP

New York City, NY, USA


Ira Levy is a senior partner in Goodwin’s Litigation Department and a member of its Intellectual Property practice. He is recognized globally for his cross-disciplinary expertise, successfully first-chairing patent, trademark, copyright, false advertising, IP licensing and related matters for a wide array of industries and in a variety of technical disciplines. Mr. Levy is fluent across a variety of product categories and technical disciplines, and has extensive experience with disputes involving biotechnology, electrochemistry, and pharmaceuticals; electronics, computers and telecommunications; mechanical devices; industrial and consumer products; and the Internet, new media and e-commerce. 

Mr. Levy has handled as first chair numerous bench and jury trials in federal and state courts nationwide. He also has significant experience practicing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition to his litigation work, Mr. Levy works closely with the firm’s Business Law Practice counseling clients on general corporate matters involving intellectual property and the Internet, as well as transactional due diligence, and other licensing issues.

Mr. Levy presently serves as the lead director for Stomp Out Bullying, the leading national anti-bullying and anti-cyber-bullying organization, and on the advisory board of BUILD, a non-profit focused on bringing entrepreneurialism skills to at-risk high school students. He is past director of Love Our Children, USA, a not-for-profit focused on breaking the cycle of violence against children.  Mr. Levy has been an active member of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, International Trademark Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group and the Legal Aid Society. He has also acted as pro bono counsel to the United Way of New York City and cyberangels.org., and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.

Mr. Levy is listed in New York Super Lawyers (2006 – 2018), The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, World Trademark Review 1000, Who’s Who Legal Patents, Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences: Patent Litigation, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Patent Law and The Legal 500 and IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (2014 – 2018).

Mr. Levy is a frequent speaker and has written numerous articles on the topics of intellectual property, patent, trademark and copyright laws that have appeared in The New York Law Journal and Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. He serves as the co-chair of the Practicing Law Institutes multi-day Advanced Licensing Program, as well as presenting on license litigation for other PLI programs.  He also authored chapters in Commercial Damages (published by Matthew Bender & Co.) and the Wiley Intellectual Property Law Update (published by Aspen Law & Business). Mr. Levy is also a regular presenter at AIPLA, INTA, NYSBA and NYIPLA events. In addition, he maintains an active roster of speaking engagements on intellectual property audit, portfolio development, strategy and management, and Internet and new media matters.  He also lectures on Trademark Licensing at Cornell Law School.

 
Ira Jay Levy is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment License Drafting for Litigation - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Friday, December 08, 2017
International Licensing - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Party Disputes - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Friday, April 20, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Drafting for Litigation (July 2017) - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Friday, December 08, 2017
Court Developments Impacting on Patent Monetization (February 2018) - IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Drafting for Litigation - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018, Thursday, November 01, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 08, 2017
International Licensing - International Licensing, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Party Disputes - Party Disputes, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments, Friday, April 20, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 08, 2017
Party Disputes - Party Disputes, Thursday, March 08, 2018
International Licensing - International Licensing, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments, Friday, April 20, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, New York, NY
IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts International Licensing - International Licensing, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Party Disputes - Party Disputes, Thursday, March 08, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018, Wednesday, December 05, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, January 28, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Thursday, May 09, 2019, Chicago, IL
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018 (SF), Wednesday, December 05, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Monday, March 04, 2019, Atlanta, GA
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