Francesca Witzburg


Founder and Managing Partner

ESCA Legal

Francesca Witzburg is an award-winning global intellectual property attorney representing notable global brands on all aspects of trademark, copyright, design, and brand protection. Inspired by a love of modern culture and design, she is dedicated to working with brands to monetize intellectual property within emerging tech and a specialized protections and enforcement business model. Prior to launching her firm, Francesca worked in the Manhattan office of Dentons, one of the world’s largest law firms. During the early stages of career, she amassed experience with a focus on brand protection work for brands like Prada, Tory Burch, and Diamonds International.

​Francesca’s business practice has evolved with the ever-changing intellectual property landscape. She is currently navigating one of the most dynamic and intriguing areas of IP – the battle against counterfeit goods. Presently, Francesca is collaborating with some of the world’s most rapidly growing brands, laying a strong intellectual property foundation for them. At the same time, she’s implementing a global protection and takedown strategy targeting counterfeits of today’s most sought-after consumer products. Her dedication to innovation drives her to stay at the forefront of the field, ensuring she offers her clients the most effective and comprehensive protections possible.