New York City, New York 10178
Chris is an accomplished trial attorney who represents news, publishing, entertainment and other media clients in intellectual property matters, as well as in traditional media tort defense and First Amendment access and civil rights issues. He has litigated copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, libel and civil rights cases in federal and state courts throughout the country. Chris has been praised for his legal knowledge, including in Chambers USA, where he is described as a “very acute trademark litigator” and “a trademark and copyright law expert,” and Best Lawyers for his “spectacular knowledge of media law.”
Chris has extensive trial experience, in both bench and jury trials, ranging from copyright infringement to civil rights claims, with nine full trials in the last 10 years. He obtained a favorable jury verdict in a civil rights case for an internet and radio talk show journalist who had sued a county commission chairman for First Amendment retaliation, and he obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of a magazine in connection with its trademark.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) IP Litigation, 3) Copyrights, 4) Media, 5) Defamation & Privacy Law, 6) Trademarks and 7) Trade Secrets|
|Law School||Duke University School of Law (J.D.,1997)|
|Education||Yale University (B.A.,1985)|
|Bar Member / Association||Colorado State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association,New Mexico State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Fox Rothschild, LLP|
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Jason E. Gettleman is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation and Intellectual Property Practices. In his practice, Mr. Gettleman focuses on patent procurement and patent litigation in the electrical and mechanical arts.