Intellectual Property


Cannata quoted in Newsday article
March 1, 2015 | Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Associate, Michael C. Cannata, was quoted in the March 1, 2015 Newsday article entitled, “A Sweet Save.” …
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Lewis Quoted in New York Law Journal
December 22, 2014 | Intellectual Property
Shari Claire Lewis has been quoted in a recent New York Law Journal article. The article entitled, “Online Libel Judge Floats ‘Right to Be Forgotten'” deals with the subject of online privacy rights. …
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Cannata published in the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal
September 30, 2014 | Intellectual Property
Michael Cannata’s article entitled, “Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Cancels Six Trademark Registrations Owned by the Washington Redskins,” was published in the October 2014 issue of Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal. …
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Cannata and Diviney Featured in Long Island Business News Who’s Who Section
March 6, 2014 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage
Michael Cannata and John Diviney were featured in the March 6 issue of the Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who issue for Intellectual Property and Labor Law. Mr. Cannata practices in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Insurance Coverage & Litigation practice groups, where he focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, and insurance coverage litigation. …
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Shari Claire Lewis Featured in Long Island Business News Article
February 19, 2014 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Professional Liability and Product Liability & Toxic Tort practice groups, was quoted in a February 19, 2014 Long Island Business Newsarticle entitled, “Targeting Data Breaches.”  Please click the link below to view Targeting Data Breaches. Adobe Reader is required to view this article. If Adobe …
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Rivkin Radler Featured in Newsday LI Business Section
February 9, 2014 | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Appeals
Rivkin Radler was featured in a Newday article entitled, “Raising the Bar.”  The article appeared in the LI Business Section on Sunday, February 9, 2014.  The article focused on the growth of Long Island law firms compared to New York City law firms during the recession. Click here to read entire article: http://www.newsday.com/business/long-island-law-firms-benefit-from-city-counterparts-1.6972767 …
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Shari Claire Lewis to speak at the CLM 2014 Professional Liability & e-Discovery Conference
January 24, 2014 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis will be a speaker at the CLM 2014 Professional Liability & eDiscovery Conference on January 24, 2014.  Ms. Lewis will present, “The Professional in the Virtual Office.” There has been a geometric increase in the professional use of the “virtual office” due to the confluence of bad economic conditions, ubiquitous remote access …
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Michael Cannata Quoted in Long Island Business News Article
January 17, 2014 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage
Michael Cannata, an Associate in the Insurance Coverage & Litigation and  Intellectual Property groups, was quoted in a January 17, 2014 Long Island Business News article entitled, “Patenting Opportunity.”  Please click the link below to view “Patenting Opportunity.” Adobe Reader is required to view the bulletin. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your PC, …
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Pia Riverso presents “Changes at the School Construction Authority and How Those Changes Will Impact Your Business”
October 16, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Pia Riverso will be presenting, “Changes at the School Construction Authority and How Those Changes Will Impact Your Business,” at a construction forum, to be held at the LaGuardia Airport Marriott on October 16, 2013. Topics covered include: The impact of the discontinuance of the School Construction Authority (“SCA”) Owner Controlled Insurance Program (“OCIP”); The …
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Shari Lewis on Panel for PLUS Webinar
September 24, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
On September 24, Shari Claire Lewis will be on the panel for a PLUS webinar entitled, “The Plaintiff Who Knew Too Much.”  This Webinar will explore how lawyers and other professionals have increasingly embraced 21st Century technologies without considering the potential impact it might have on their professional and ethical duties to clients. Using a fun …
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Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck co-presenters of a “Good Faith Handling” Seminar
July 24, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Partners Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck were co-presenters of a seminar entitled, “Good Faith Handling,” at One Beacon insurance company (July 25) and Allied World Assurance Co. (July 24). …
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Shari Claire Lewis to speak on Webinar presented by DRI’s Insurance Law and Professional Liability Committees
June 17, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Product Liability and Toxic Tort and Professional Liability practice groups, will be a speaker at a webinar presented by DRI’s Insurance Law and Professional Liability Committees.  The webinar is entitled, “Data Breach Liability and Coverage Issues in the Practice Law,” and will be held on …
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Michael Cannata named “Young Lawyer of the Month” by the Nassau Lawyer
April 30, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage
Michael Cannata, an Associate in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups, has been named “Young Lawyer of the Month” for the month of May, by the Nassau Lawyer. Mr. Cannata joined the firm in September 2007.  He has extensive experience litigating complex commercial, intellectual property and insurance coverage matters at …
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Shari Claire Lewis to co-present at the 2013 Annual CLM Conference
April 11, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be a co-presenter at the 2013 Annual Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference. Her presentation is entitled, “Ethics – Challenges of Legal Ethics In A Digital Era.” Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference …
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Pia Riverso presents at the Construction Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association
January 22, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
On Jan. 22, Pia Riverso will present before the Construction Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, a seminar entitled, “Practitioner’s Guide to Delay Damages and Change Orders.” Ms. Riverso will present an overview of delay damages, including the types of damages recoverable, the period of delay, and common issues in litigation of delay …
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Shari Lewis to present at DRI’s Professional Liability Seminar
December 6, 2012 | Professional Liability | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be a moderator at the DRI Professional Liability Seminar on Dec. 6-7, 2012, to be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel, New York City. The Panel Ms. Lewis will be moderating is entitled,  “What …
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Celeste Butera to speak at NBI’s Litigation Insurance seminar
| Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage
Celeste Butera, a partner in Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups, will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar entitled, “Litigation Insurance Coverage Claims:  From Start to Finish.”  Ms. Butera’s topic is entitled, “Settlement Strategies.” This seminar is a basic to intermediate level program designed for attorneys; …
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David Grill and Jason Gurdus obtain dismissal of a breach of contract lawsuit
September 12, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals | Intellectual Property
David M. Grill and Jason Gurdus obtained the dismissal of a breach of contract lawsuit pending before the Supreme Court, Suffolk County.  The Court granted their motion to dismiss and consolidated the first filed Suffolk County breach of contract with a subsequently filed lawsuit in New York County, which sought, among other relief, to foreclose …
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Insurance Coverage & Litigation Team Win Affirmance on Appeal
August 31, 2012 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
The legal team of William Savino, Celeste Butera and Jason Gurdus scored a legal victory in a large advertising injury coverage litigation. Last week, the Pennsylvania Superior Court in One Beacon Ins. Co. v. William A. Graham Co. affirmed the Trial Court’s decision and found that our three insurer clients had no duty to defend …
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Pia Riverso Spotlighted in Professional Women In Construction Newsletter
| Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Pia Riverso, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation, Intellectual Property and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, has been spotlighted as a member of the Professional Women In Construction National Association in their Sept. 2012 ePWC newsletter. Click below to view the newsletter: http://www.pwcusa.org/chapter-specific/USA1/emails/ePWC_201209/ePWC_20120909.html …
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Rivkin Radler Receives Axinn Community Service Award
November 11, 2010 | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NY -Rivkin Radler received the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s Donald E. Axinn Community Service Award at the museum’s 8th Annual Air & Space Gala, held on November 11, 2010. Created by the late philanthropist, pilot, developer and writer, Donald E. Axinn, the award is a great honor as it recognizes the firm’s extensive outreach …
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