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Marcia B. Paul

Davis Wright & Tremaine LLP

New York, NY, USA

Marcia Paul concentrates on media and intellectual property litigation and counseling, representing clients on copyright, trademark, libel, and advertising matters including many of the world's major media companies, as well as general commercial litigation. Marcia has tried many cases in various state and federal courts around the country and before various arbitral tribunals, including jury trials, on a wide range of legal issues and in many industries. She has tried complex litigation, frequently involving multinational and cross-border issues.

Professional & Community Activities

  • The Copyright Society of the United States
  • Planning Committee, 2nd Circuit Judicial Conference, 2007-2010
  • Member; Former Trustee; The Federal Courts Committee – The Federal Bar Council
  • Member, The Entertainment Law Committee, 2015-2018; Member, Former Member, Copyright Committee; Former Member, Communications Committee; Former Member, State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee – Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Professional Recognition

  • First annual recipient, American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the 2nd Circuit, 2002
  • Named one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" by Chambers USA in Media & Entertainment: Copyright & Contract Disputes (New York), 2004-2016; Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright (New York), 2010-2017; Media & Entertainment: Litigation (New York), 2017
  • Named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in Commercial Litigation, in Intellectual Property Law, in First Amendment Law, and in Media Law by Best Lawyers, 2007-present; named in Bet-the-Company Litigation and in Entertainment Law, 2010-present
  • Named to Managing IP’s Top 250 Women in IP, 2013 
  • Selected by Best Lawyers as New York City's "Lawyer of the Year" in Media Law, 2012  
  • Selected to "New York Super Lawyers," Thomson Reuters, 2006-2017

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