Intellectual Property


Ade and Del Pizzo Voted Bergen County Top Lawyers
September 16, 2022 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that Brian Ade and Nancy Del Pizzo were recognized as Top Lawyers in insurance and intellectual property, respectively, by BERGEN magazine.

The magazine commissioned Professional Research Services to conduct peer-review research of thousands of licensed attorneys across Bergen County, NJ. Inclusion in Top Lawyers is based solely on one’s standing

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Del Pizzo to Present Virtual Program on Copyrights and Trademarks
April 8, 2022 | Intellectual Property

On May 18 from 1 to 3pm , Nancy Del Pizzo will participate in the AHPA webinar, “A Crash Course in Copyright and Trademark Protection.”

The program will provide suggestions for acquiring, protecting and enforcing a business’s IP rights and will share how to differentiate between copyrights and trademarks. Nancy will be joined by William

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Del Pizzo Featured on ABA Podcast
November 30, 2021 | Intellectual Property

Nancy Del Pizzo is featured on the American Bar Association’s Sound Advice podcast presenting Tips on Taking or Defending a Remote Deposition on behalf of the Intellectual Property Litigation Committee. Del Pizzo is co-chair of the Committee’s cybersecurity and privacy subcommittee. ABA members can access the Sound Advice here:  https://www.americanbar.org/groups/litigation/resources/sound-advice/

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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022
August 19, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Tax | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

In addition,

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Del Pizzo Comments on NIL Movement in College Sports
July 30, 2021 | Intellectual Property

Nancy Del Pizzo was quoted in the article, “Attorneys Offer Thoughts of How College Athletic Departments Should Cope with NIL Movement” in the July 30, 2021 issue of Sports Litigation Alert.

In a Q&A style, the article interviewed several attorneys about the NIL movement in college sports and how athletic departments must weigh the recruiting

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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Silvana Merlino
April 28, 2021 | Intellectual Property

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Silvana Merlino has joined the Firm as Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, resident in the Long Island office.

Merlino has represented numerous clients in patent and trademark prosecution matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  She

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Intellectual Property Team Clears Challenge For Fees
January 20, 2021 | Intellectual Property

Greg Miller, Nancy Del Pizzo and J’Naia Boyd overcame a motion for reconsideration of a federal magistrate judge’s report and recommendations where defendants had sought compensation from our clients in the six figures in this trademark action. Our Intellectual Property team convinced the district judge that the case is not “exceptional” under the Lanham Act,

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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Corporate | Intellectual Property | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability

Six attorneys from Rivkin Radler will be speakers at USLAW Network’s virtual retreat, which takes place September 30 through October 9. The retreat is intended for general counsel, in-house counsel, heads and managers of claims and risk, C-suite executives, and other legal decision makers.

The program will cover issues beyond COVID-19, projecting what the future

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Cannata and Misiti to Present at NYIPLA Panel
August 10, 2020 | Intellectual Property

On August 13, Michael Cannata and Frank Misiti will present on a New York Intellectual Property Law Association panel.

The panelists will analyze the Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V., dealing with the registrability and protectability of “generic.com” trademarks, and the potential impact of the Booking.com decision going forward.

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Del Pizzo Quoted in BuzzFeed News
May 4, 2020 | Intellectual Property

Nancy Del Pizzo was quoted in a BuzzFeed News article, “Here’s Why Some Professional Photographers Are Making Their Instagram Accounts Private.”

Click here to read the article.

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