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Michael R. Graif

Michael R. Graif

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

New York, NY, USA


Michael is an intellectual property attorney whose practice encompasses trademark and copyright enforcement, technology and licensing transactions, patent and trademark portfolio management, and counseling clients on intellectual property issues that arise in business deals. He also has extensive experience in cybersecurity, privacy, and social media law. His clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in a broad range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, sports & entertainment, and digital & social media.

The rights enforcement side of Michael’s practice includes trademark, copyright, and patent matters, domain name proceedings, and advising clients on publicity and privacy rights.

Michael’s IP transactional work includes drafting licensing, joint venture, and other agreements involving trademarks and technology. He also frequently conducts due diligence on intellectual property issues related to mergers and acquisitions, securitizations, loans, securities offerings, and other transactions.

Michael has been interviewed on television and quoted in national media outlets on file-sharing and copyright issues. Along with appearing on Bloomberg Television and Reuters Television, he has been quoted in the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Above the Law, The Guardian of London and The Daily Deal, and other news outlets. He teaches social media law as a lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an adjunct professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Prior to joining Mintz, Michael was chair of the intellectual property group at a New York-based international law firm, where he was a partner for a decade. Earlier, he was a partner at a Washington, DC-based national law firm; a counsel and associate at another New York-based global law firm; and an associate at a New York-based intellectual property law firm.

Michael R. Graif is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients - Cybersecurity Best Practices for Legal Services Providers 2019, Monday, February 04, 2019
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients - Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients, Monday, February 04, 2019
Transcripts  Transcripts Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients - Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients, Monday, February 04, 2019
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients - Cyber Security Regulations and Risks for Law Firms with Banking/Financial Services Clients, Monday, February 04, 2019
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Cybersecurity Best Practices for Legal Services Providers 2019, Monday, February 11, 2019, New York, NY
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