People: Jeremy Schachter, Associate

Jeremy Schachter

Associate

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5292
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Jeremy Schachter is an associate in the litigation department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office.

Most of Mr. Schachter’s time is spent litigating advertising, copyright, and trademark cases in federal court and the National Advertising Division (NAD).  He has been involved on Lanham Act cases all the way through trial and has considerable experience with expert discovery, having worked with and/or against, many of the most well-known marketing experts in the country on numerous occasions.  Mr. Schachter’s courtroom experience is bolstered by his pro bono work, where he has served as lead counsel for victims of civil rights abuse in federal court.  Mr. Schachter also advises on issues confronted by clients at the pre-litigation stage, including advertising review and clearance, trademark clearance, trademark and copyright enforcement (including internet enforcement), and claim substantiation.  Mr. Schachter performed many of these functions in-house as well during a partial secondment to Reebok.  At Reebok, Mr. Schachter was responsible for the Reebok, Crossfit, CCM, and Rockport brands. 

During law school, Mr. Schachter interned in the business and legal affairs departments of Comedy Central and Logo for Viacom Networks, as well as the Consumer Affairs and Protection Bureau for the New York State Attorney General.  Mr. Schachter also served as a Notes Editor for the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal and was a finalist in the Monrad Paulsen Moot Court Competition.  Mr. Schachter has been recognized as a New York, New York “Rising Star” in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine each year since 2015.

Jeremy Schachter is an associate in the litigation department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office.

Most of Mr. Schachter’s time is spent litigating advertising, copyright, and trademark cases in federal court and the National Advertising Division (NAD).  He has been involved on Lanham Act cases all the way through trial and has considerable experience with expert discovery, having worked with and/or against, many of the most well-known marketing experts in the country on numerous occasions.  Mr. Schachter’s courtroom experience is bolstered by his pro bono work, where he has served as lead counsel for victims of civil rights abuse in federal court.  Mr. Schachter also advises on issues confronted by clients at the pre-litigation stage, including advertising review and clearance, trademark clearance, trademark and copyright enforcement (including internet enforcement), and claim substantiation.  Mr. Schachter performed many of these functions in-house as well during a partial secondment to Reebok.  At Reebok, Mr. Schachter was responsible for the Reebok, Crossfit, CCM, and Rockport brands. 

During law school, Mr. Schachter interned in the business and legal affairs departments of Comedy Central and Logo for Viacom Networks, as well as the Consumer Affairs and Protection Bureau for the New York State Attorney General.  Mr. Schachter also served as a Notes Editor for the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal and was a finalist in the Monrad Paulsen Moot Court Competition.  Mr. Schachter has been recognized as a New York, New York “Rising Star” in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine each year since 2015.

Education

  • J.D., Benjamin Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University (2012)

Admissions

  • New York

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Affiliations

  • International Trademark Association (Trademark Reporter Committee)
  • American Bar Association (Advertising Disputes and Litigation Committee)

Publications

  • Self-Regulation of Advertising in the United States: An Assessment of the National Advertising Division (editor), ABA Section of Antitrust Law (2015)
  • How Ethics Rules Can Be Used To Address Trademark Bullying, 103 Trademark Rep. 503 (2013)
  • Gay Right to Terminate Under the 1976 Copyright Act, 31 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 275 (2013)
  • That’s My Joke . . . Art . . . Trick!: How the Internal Norms of IP Communities are Ineffective Against Extra-Community Misappropriation, 12 Va Sports and Ent. Law J. 63 (2012)
  • Substantially Perfect: The Southern District of New York’s Problematic Rewrite of the DMCA’s Elements of Notification, 29 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 495 (2011)

Accolades

  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation, New York, New York (2017, 2016, 2015)