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Jonathan Zavin

Jonathan Zavin

Loeb & Loeb LLP

New York, NY, USA

Jonathan Zavin is a commercial litigator and intellectual property attorney with extensive experience in intellectual property matters, and has litigated scores of copyright and trademark cases. He has also advised major film studios, producers, recording companies and publishing companies on transactions in the entertainment and new media industries.

At the request of the United States government, Mr. Zavin has traveled to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Greece and South Africa to meet with various government ministries and industry groups regarding the protection of intellectual property rights.

Mr. Zavin has lectured extensively on the subject of copyright law before law and industry organizations, including the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. and the American Bar Association. He is the author of articles addressing intellectual property issues. Mr. Zavin is on the Editorial Board of the Loeb & Loeb IP/Entertainment Case Law Weekly Update for Motion Picture Studios and Television Networks.


  • Named “Media and Entertainment MVP” by Law360 (2014)
  • Named "New York City Copyright Lawyer of the Year," Best Lawyers (2014)
  • Named "Top Lawyer" in The Hollywood Reporter, ESQ.’s “Power Lawyers Top 100” list (2007-2008, and 2010-2014)
  • Named in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, in New York Media & Entertainment: Copyright & Contract Disputes (2007-2014 editions)


  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1973
  • St. John's College, B.A., 1968

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