L. Donald Prutzman is a partner in Tannenbaum Helpern’s intellectual property group, as well as an arbitrator and mediator focusing on intellectual property and technology matters. His practice encompasses litigation and non-litigated matters. He has broad trial and appellate litigation experience, particularly in disputes involving trademark, copyright, art law, photographers’ rights, apparel importation, antitrust issues and matters before the International Trade Commission. His litigation experience includes securities regulation and insurance coverage.
Donald advises on a wide range of non-litigated intellectual property matters including licensing; purchase and sale of intellectual property assets; website development, hosting and content; data licensing agreements; copyright registration; worldwide trademark registration and prosecution which includes representing clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and antitrust and trade regulation advice and compliance. Representing clients from across industries, Donald has developed a particular focus in the following industry sectors: financial services, fashion, food and beverage, jewelry design, publishing, entertainment, and art and antiques.
In addition, as an arbitrator and mediator, Donald is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Panel of Neutrals, the International Center for Dispute Resolution’s Panel of Neutrals, the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Panel of Neutrals, the International Trademark Association’s Panel of Trademark Mediators, the Eastern District of New York’s Panel of Arbitrators, and the FINRA Panel of Arbitrators. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.