MICHAEL N. COHEN, ESQ.
Position: Founder and Principal
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Mr. Cohen is the founder and principal of the Cohen IP Law Group, P.C. Mr. Cohen's practice is focused on matters involving intellectual property, business and entertainment law. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent attorney and is experienced in all phases of IP litigation relating to patent infringement validity and enforceability, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, and interference with contractual relations. Mr. Cohen also specializes in matters involving UDRP proceedings, cybersquatting, and other domain name issues, and has successfully obtained preliminary injunctions against cybersquatters.
Mr. Cohen is frequently retained by entertainment and business law firms to handle specialized matters involving their client's patent and trademark portfolios and to resolve infringement disputes.
United States Federal Patent Bar, registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001
State Bar of California, 2003
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
United States District Court - Northern District of California
United States District Court - Central District of California
American Bar Association - Intellectual Property Division
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association
Beverly Hills Bar Association - Intellectual Property Section
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND INTERVIEWS
The Wall Street Journal, "In Shift, Pinterest Says to Pin Your Own Stuff", March 26, 2012
California Apparel News "LA Based Wildfox Couture Pulls Goods After Hells Angels Lawsuit", September 2011
Law360 Interview, Trademarks May Help Companies Skirt Patent Woes, June 2010
MCLE Lecturer, Trademark Primer for the Business Lawyer, Attorney Credits, May 2010
Blogtalkradio.com Interview, with Urban Lyfe Styles, Trademark and IP Ownership, December 2008
Speaker, Nanotechnology and Clean Technology Forum, San Bernardino, California, August 2008
KSRO AM/CNN Affiliate Radio Interview: US Supreme Court's Ruling Impacting Internet Pornography, May 2008
Speaker, Intellectual Property in Film, Institute for International Film Financing, Santa Monica, California, October 2007
Nominated by Videojug.com as Legal Expert on Intellectual Property Law, August 2007
Speaker, IP and Business Issues for the Australian Technology Company's Entry to the US Market, Canberra Australia Business Council, Canberra, Australia, April 2007
Speaker, Patent Bar Review, Park Law Firm, Los Angeles, California, November 2006
BBC News Radio Interview: Legal Ramifications of Robert Sillerman's stake in the Elvis Presley Enterprises, April 2006
Southern California, Super Lawyers® Rising Star, Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation, 2012
Ranked among the Top Trademark Firms in U.S., Intellectual Property Today Magazine, May 2009 and 2010
Paul W. Wildman Scholar
Finalist, National Trial Competition
Prior to the creation of his law office, Mr. Cohen was with the national firm of Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith, LLP, ranked one of the largest law firms in Los Angeles. During law school, Mr. Cohen prepared patent applications covering diabetic monitoring devices for Medtronic MiniMed.
Arizona State University, Bachelor of Arts, Emphasis Biological and Chemical Sciences
Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
SAMPLE REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
Sinomax Enterprises Ltd
JVM Co. Ltd.
Bio Gold Fuels, Inc.
Atlantis Energy, LLC
EMI Software, LLC
Green Tech, Corp.
1 Advanced Technologies, LLC
We Are The Fallen
Villa San Juliette Holdings, LLC
KOI Group, LLC
Bonfit America, LLC