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Ira Jay Levy

Ira Jay Levy

Goodwin Procter LLP

New York City, NY, USA


Ira Levy is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Litigation Department and a member of its Intellectual Property Practice. His practice focuses on the litigation of patent, trademark, copyright, false advertising and related matters for a wide array of industries and in a variety of technical disciplines. Mr. Levy has extensive experience with disputes involving biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemistry; electronics, computers and telecommunications; mechanical devices; industrial and consumer products; and the Internet, new media and ecommerce.

Mr. Levy has handled 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, the World Intellectual Property Organization’s arbitration board and the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureau. 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.

Mr. Levy has advised and represented numerous companies regarding intellectual property disputes, litigation and counseling, including: Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Campbell Soup Company, Pepperidge Farms, Inc., Godiva, Inc., PepsiCo, Inc., The New York Times Company, The Boston Globe, boston.com, J.P. Morgan Chase, Honest Tea, Inc., New Balance Athletic Shoes, IBM and Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ira has also acted as pro bono counsel to the United Way of New York City and cyberangels.org., and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. Mr. Levy presently serves as Lead Director on the Board of Directors of Stomp Out Bullying, a leading anti-bullying and cyberbullying not for profit, and on the advisory board of BUILD – NYC Chapter.

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 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 serves as the co-chair of the Practicing Law Institutes Advanced Licensing Program, and is 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.

Ira Jay Levy is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Drafting for Litigation (August 2016) - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016, Monday, November 07, 2016
Court Developments Impacting on Patent Monetization (February 2017) - IP Monetization and Investment 2017: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Thursday, April 20, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Licensing and Negotiation - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Litigation Issues for Licensing Lawyers - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Drafting for Litigation (July 2017) - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Thursday, November 02, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment License Drafting for Litigation - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016, Friday, December 09, 2016
Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - IP Monetization and Investment 2017: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Thursday, April 20, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 09, 2016
Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: En Banc Federal Circuit (Re)Defines Appellate Function in Patent Cases, Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple: Supreme Court has “Designs” on Patent Law, Friday, February 03, 2017
Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification - Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification , Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments, Thursday, April 20, 2017
State of Exhaustion After Supreme Court's Impression Products v. Lexmark - What Impact on Structuring Sales and Licensing Transactions? , Monday, June 26, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 09, 2016
Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: En Banc Federal Circuit (Re)Defines Appellate Function in Patent Cases - Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: En Banc Federal Circuit (Re)Defines Appellate Function in Patent Cases, Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple: Supreme Court has “Designs” on Patent Law - Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple: Supreme Court has “Designs” on Patent Law, Friday, February 10, 2017
Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification - Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification , Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments, Thursday, April 20, 2017
State of Exhaustion After Supreme Court's Impression Products v. Lexmark - What Impact on Structuring Sales and Licensing Transactions? - State of Exhaustion After Supreme Court's Impression Products v. Lexmark - What Impact on Structuring Sales and Licensing Transactions? , Wednesday, June 28, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 09, 2016
Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification - Party Disputes and Licensing: Litigation and Case Law Update for Licensing Lawyers; Indemnification , Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments - Patent Value and Monetization: Impact of High Profile Cases and Statutory Developments, Thursday, April 20, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, New York, NY
IP Monetization and Investment 2017: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Friday, April 21, 2017, New York, NY
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: En Banc Federal Circuit (Re)Defines Appellate Function in Patent Cases - Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: En Banc Federal Circuit (Re)Defines Appellate Function in Patent Cases, Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple: Supreme Court has “Designs” on Patent Law - Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple: Supreme Court has “Designs” on Patent Law, Friday, February 10, 2017
State of Exhaustion After Supreme Court's Impression Products v. Lexmark - What Impact on Structuring Sales and Licensing Transactions? - State of Exhaustion After Supreme Court's Impression Products v. Lexmark - What Impact on Structuring Sales and Licensing Transactions? , Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Thursday, May 10, 2018, Chicago, IL
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017 (SF), Wednesday, December 06, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
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