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Edward F. Maluf

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-4658
Fax: (917) 344-1206
Cell: (914) 320-1508
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Edward Maluf is a litigation partner in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, practicing in its Intellectual Property Practice Group.  He has 26 years of experience representing emerging and mature technology companies, content creators and owners, and holders of internationally recognized brands in connection with a variety of transactional and litigation matters. Throughout his career, he has represented financial services firms, apparel companies, luxury goods manufacturers, publishers, consumer electronics firms, mobile communications carriers and others protecting and capitalizing on their valuable patents, trademarks and copyrighted works.  Mr. Maluf has a diverse and in-depth set of skills with a specialty in intellectual property and technology, lectures publicly and privately in these areas, and advises his clients as an outside general counsel.

Mr. Maluf is a native Spanish speaker and speaks basic German.

 

Edward Maluf is a litigation partner in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, practicing in its Intellectual Property Practice Group.  He has 26 years of experience representing emerging and mature technology companies, content creators and owners, and holders of internationally recognized brands in connection with a variety of transactional and litigation matters. Throughout his career, he has represented financial services firms, apparel companies, luxury goods manufacturers, publishers, consumer electronics firms, mobile communications carriers and others protecting and capitalizing on their valuable patents, trademarks and copyrighted works.  Mr. Maluf has a diverse and in-depth set of skills with a specialty in intellectual property and technology, lectures publicly and privately in these areas, and advises his clients as an outside general counsel.

Mr. Maluf is a native Spanish speaker and speaks basic German.

 

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (1990)
  • B.A., Lehigh University

Admissions

  • New York

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Copyright Society of the USA
  • Georgetown University Law Center, New York Law Alumni Council, Chair
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Chair, Pro Bono Committee
  • The Harvey School, Katonah, NY, Trustee

Representative Engagements

  • Representation of an international electronics manufacturer in connection with a trademark infringement action against a major on-line retailer.
  • Representation of a luxury mattress manufacturer in a Lanham Act and fraud action against a purported charity allegedly dedicated to distributing goods to Katrina victims, to which manufacturer donated thousands of mattresses, but the mattresses instead were sold on-line in competition with the manufacturer.
  • Representation of a claimant in an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration concerning the termination of trademark licenses for the use of a prestigious and valuable trademark.
  • Representation of a luxury goods maker in connection with Lanham Act claims against an on-line retailer alleging grey market sales.
  • Representation of several financial exchanges as amici curiae in connection with copyright infringement and misappropriation claims alleged by several publishers concerning market indices and ETFs.
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in connection with ANDA filings and subsequent infringement claims.
  • Representation of a sports statistics company in a copyright infringement and misappropriation action filed against it by a professional sports league in connection with the real-time transmission of game scores, establishing new Second Circuit copyright and "hot news" misappropriation law.
  • Representation of an auto parts manufacturer in connection with design patent infringement claims alleged against it.
  • Representation of a manufacturer of cinematic recording equipment against claims of patent infringement.
  • Representation of a manufacturer of water-soluble containers in connection with patent infringement claims.

Presentations

  • “What Retailers Need to Know About Protecting Their Intellectual Property,” Lawline CLE Course Presentation and Webinar (May 12, 2015)
  • “Implications of New Global Top Level Domains,” I-Tech World Technology Law Conference (New York City, May 16, 2014)
  • “Life Science Markets Symposium: A Collaborative Setting for Life Science & Healthcare Executives,”Center for Healthcare Innovation, Strategy & New Market Entry Panel (July 25, 2013)
  • “Anti-Piracy or Censorship?” The Kerfuffle Over SOPA/PIPA/ACTA/OPEN Legislation, Bar Association of the District of Columbia Webinar (February 2013)