Elyse A. Marcus is
Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Intellectual Property Practice Group
and is resident in the Firm’s New York office. Her practice focuses on United
States and international trademark, trade dress, copyright, licensing,
e-commerce, IP audits and due diligence, and transactional matters.
Ms. Marcus has
over twenty years of experience advising clients on the creation, expansion,
management, commercialization and protection of trademarks, copyrights and
related intellectual property. She has worked with clients, ranging from
start-ups to multinational corporations, in a broad range of industries,
including consumer products, health and personal care, cosmetics, fashion,
clothing, restaurant, food, pharmaceutical, medical device, electronic,
software, mobile, film, publishing and entertainment industries. She manages
large and small trademark and copyright portfolios and is actively involved in
assisting clients with the development, branding, packaging, licensing and
advertising of products and services. She is also active with policing and
taking action against trademark, trade dress, copyright and domain name
infringement, including protest letters, actions and administrative proceedings
in the United States and worldwide.
Ms. Marcus began
her legal career at Pennie & Edmonds, a New York based intellectual
property boutique law firm. Thereafter, she joined the trademark, unfair
competition and copyright and the licensing practice at Day Pitney and the
trademark department at L'Oréal USA.