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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’s Litigation Department and a senior member of its Intellectual Property Practice. He has nearly thirty years’ experience in 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 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, 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. 

His current and recent matters include patent litigation involving a variety of pharmaceuticals and biosimilar drugs, representing B&B Hardware in a 7-2 trademark victory before the U.S. Supreme Court in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., assisting Varsity Brands in their successful copyright victory before the U.S. Supreme Court, and various technology companies in global import cases before the United States International Trade Commission.  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.

In addition to his practice, Ira is actively engaged in community activities, including serving 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 listed in New York Super Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, 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.  Ira is a frequent speaker on a variety of IP issues, and in addition to these commitments serves as the co-chair of the Practicing Law Institutes annual Advanced Licensing Program. 

Ira Jay Levy is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment 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
License Drafting for Litigation - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Friday, December 08, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio 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
License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 08, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts 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 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
License Drafting for Litigation - License Drafting for Litigation, Friday, December 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 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
Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017, San Francisco, CA
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters 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
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web 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
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Thursday, May 10, 2018, Chicago, IL
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 18, 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, Pittsburgh, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Monday, March 05, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Cleveland, OH
IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Nashville, TN
IP Monetization and Investment 2018: Maximize Your Financial and Strategic Options, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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