Stacy will be speaking about copyright law at Publishers Weekly’s BookLife Indie Author Forum on February 25, 2023. Favorable UDRP decision Third Point LLC v. boon jeng loo (ThirdPointUSDT.com) (Jan. 20, 2023). Stacy wrote an article entitled Song Resurgences Show Value of Musician IP Strategy, published here by Law360 on January 6, 2023.  You can … Read more

Song Resurgences Show Value Of Musician IP Strategy

Published by Law360 on January 6, 2023 A recent Rolling Stone article by David Browne called “The Future of Classic Rock Tours: One or Two Surviving Members… Or None?” described how heritage bands like The Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd continue touring — and generating revenue — even when one or more original members … Read more

International Trademark Filings: National Applications vs. International Application Under the Madrid Protocol

Trademark rights are national.  If a mark is used and registered in the United States, its owner might not be able to stop third parties from using the same mark in connection with the same goods and services in other countries. For this reason, many brand owners are interested in protecting their trademarks outside of … Read more

Musical Smackdown of Victoria’s Secret Prompts Apology (by Victoria’s Secret)

As we ease out of summer, we thought we’d share a lighthearted story about how a song about Victoria’s Secret went viral on TikTok and made it to the Billboard 100. *** As Madonna aptly wrote (and sang), music makes the people come together. That happened this summer when an American singer named Jackie Miskanic … Read more


Stacy was quoted in Rolling Stone in an article called “The Future of Classic Rock Tours: One or Two Surviving Members… Or None?” discussing how bands can protect their legacies with trademarks (Dec. 4, 2022). Stacy was included in New York magazine’s list of 2022 Women Leaders in Law (October 24, 2022). Favorable UDRP decision … Read more

Client Alert – The Trademark Modernization Act Will Be Implemented in December. Here’s What You Need To Know.

The Trademark Modernization of 2020 (“TMA”) became law on December 27, 2020. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently announced that many of the regulations implementing the TMA will go into effect on December 18, 2021. These regulations will have an immediate impact on trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement strategies, and are relevant … Read more

Introducing Our New Associate, Samantha Butler!

We’re excited and delighted to announce that Samantha Butler has joined the firm as an Associate. Samantha’s practice focuses on trademark clearance, prosecution and contentious matters. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University, and received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Before joining the firm, she worked at Donovan & Yee, where … Read more