On December 6, 2016, Bill Samuels will moderate a panel for the Trademark Committee of the NY State Bar IP Section on the topic of trademarks and issues that arise on the Internet, namely domain names and cybersquatting. The panel will discuss and evaluate current practical considerations in asserting and defending cybersquatting claims.
Bill Samuels: 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Star Selection:
For the fourth year in a row, Bill Samuels has been selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Star. The 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars list includes no more than 2.5 percent of peer-nominated and evaluated candidates.
W.R.S. Law Associate Spoke at Croatian Association of Women in the Legal Profession:
Iva Rukelj is an intellectual property associate and litigation specialist at W.R. Samuels Law, as well as Vice President for the Croatian American Bar Association. This past September 2016 she spoke at the inaugural event for the Croatian Association of Women in the Legal Profession (http://www.huzupp.com/en/). After a years of European and Croatian practice, and time working on US and international intellectual property matters while based in New York City, Ms. Rukelj took the opportunity to discuss the importance of intellectual property in the international arena and women's growth and real contributions in the space in the US, Croatia, and beyond.
Bill Samuels Moderates NY Bar Panel: "Venturing Forward: Issues Facing Start-Up Companies:"
Partner Bill Samuels recently moderated a panel at the NY State Bar IP Section 2016 Fall Meeting concerning IP issues facing start-up companies. On November 10 Bill joined investor, entrepreneur, and legal industry panelists to discuss core considerations in IP protections and strategies for early-stage companies.