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The New York Chapter of the Copyright Society is one of the most active, and most exciting. After two years of zoom meetings, recently the first in-person gathering was also broadcast via zoom, a wine tastings, to welcome new members and renew existing relationships. Networking with this group is an education in itself, attorneys from all over the world meet and mingle, and share their fascination with issues of copyright law and intellectual property law. The Brace Lecture is held in New York annually, as are many other events, and CLE classes such as Black in Copyright, a three part series offered in 2021 and 2022.

Chapter Chairs:

Robin Warren

New York Chapter | Attorney, Fross Zelnick, Lehrman & Zissu
Robin Warren is an intellectual property associate at Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.. She advises clients on worldwide branding strategies and intellectual property protection, including trademark clearance, registration, licensing, policing, enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, and domain names, as well as opposition and cancellation matters. Clients appreciate her concise, practical, and actionable guidance. Whether consulting on how to acquire rights from a trademark-squatter or negotiating coexistence agreements, clients in the hospitality, luxury goods, entertainment, and pharmaceutical industries benefit from her frequent work with matters involving China, Korea, Mexico, Canada, Europe, and India. Before law school, she was a senior project manager at a digital marketing agency, where she managed daily operations and client communications surrounding corporate branding, digital advertising, and website and application development. Robin graduated from Brooklyn Law School and earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University.

James Trigg

New York Chapter | Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend
James Trigg is a Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, based in the firm’s New York office. He represents creators and brand owners in the areas of copyright and trademark law. Whether handling a hotly-contested copyright dispute, negotiating a complex trademark or copyright license, or advising on strategies for protection of valuable brands and creations, James seeks thoughtful, practical, and cost-effective solutions for his clients. His practice spans a range of creative and design industries, including textiles, fashion, media, and publishing, and he also supports clients in the hospitality, technology, and healthcare fields. James is a respected and sought-after speaker and writer on intellectual property topics. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, teaching trademarks and entertainment law, and he has lectured at other law schools, including Wake Forest, Emory, Georgia State, and Mercer. James graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, and earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University.

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