Abigail A. Rubinstein focuses her practice on US and international trademark prosecution, as well as trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, counterfeiting, cybersquatting, and copyright and patent litigation. She practices before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board on an array of matters including oppositions, cancellations, ex parte appeals, concurrent use proceedings as well as oral argument before the Board.
Abigail reviews agreements involving licensing, manufacturing, brand usage, sponsorship, Internet security, data collection, data escrow, confidentiality, patents, trademarks and copyrights. She also counsels clients on all intellectual property facets of mergers and acquisitions.
Abigail also advises clients on advertising, promotional materials and websites for copyright, trademark, privacy, and regulatory issues, including FTC regulations. She counsels organizations on social media use and drafts social media guidelines and best practices. Abigail also prepares educational training materials for Internet security, privacy, social media, trademark, copyright and other intellectual property matters.
Saul K. Lefkowitz Moot Court Brief Judge, 2015 to present
Law Committee Member, 2011 to 2018
Chair, 2016 to 2018
Vice Chair, 2014 to 2016
Co-Chair – Maintaining the Perfect Partnership Program, 2014
Project Team, Updating of Trademark Basics E-Learning Course and Webinar, 2009
Project Team, Development and Maintenance of Ethics E-Learning Online Course, 2006 to 2011
Member of Subcommittee on State Dilution Law, 2003 to 2005
New York University School of Law, JD, 1999
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, BS, Civil Engineering, 1995
Courts / Agencies
New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Northern District of New York
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Patent and Trademark Office
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