New York City, New York 10022
Eric A. Prager, a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group, assists clients with all types of intellectual property issues. His practice involves contentious and non-contentious engagements, including strategic counseling, due diligence of IP assets, sophisticated licensing and agreement work, and litigation. He has litigated copyright, false advertising, patent, trademark and trade secret cases in courts around the country, obtaining great results for plaintiffs and defendants.
With significant experience in the area of digital content distribution and protection, Mr. Prager represents one of the Big Four record companies and a major online subscription music service in their digital content matters.
Mr. Prager has assisted in drafting several “digital agenda” copyright treaties for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. These include the WIPO Copyright Treaty, the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, and a proposed treaty on the protection of databases.
He has served on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Public Advisory Committee for Trademark Affairs. He also assisted, as a member of the Intellectual Property Constituency of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), in developing the uniform dispute resolution policy that ICANN requires accredited registrars to follow.
|Areas of Practice||1) IP Procurement and Portfolio Management, 2) Commercial Transactions and Outsourcing, 3) Food Industry, 4) Interactive Entertainment, 5) IP Litigation, 6) Payment Systems, 7) Privacy, 8) Data Protection and Information Management and 9) Technology Transactions|
|Law School||Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1993|
|Education||Columbia College, A.B., 1990|
|Bar Member / Association||New York State Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||K & L Gates|
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