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Education

  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1983

  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Life Sciences, 1979

Admissions

  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Practice 

  • Intellectual Property

  • IP Litigation

  • Trademarks

  • Copyrights

  • Patent Prosecution & Transactions

  • Litigation

  • Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

  • Entertainment

  • Trade Secrets

Representative Client Work

  • Certain TV Programs, Literary Works for TV Production and Episode Guides; Investigation Number 337-886
    Represented Respondents Thunderbird Films, and Mindset Television. Copyright infringement of television script that was broadcast on the Disney Channel. (The Walt Disney Company was a co-respondent in this investigation.)

  • Certain LED Photographic Lighting Devices and Components Thereof; Investigation No. 337-TA-804
    Represented Respondents Fuzhou F&V Photographic Equipment Co. LTD and NanGuang Photographic Equipment Co. Patent infringement of LED photographic lighting equipment.

  • AEROGROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC., Plaintiff v. MARLBORO FOOTWORKS, LTD., Laurence D. Koplan, Steven Goldberg, Gredico Footwear Ltd., Town Shoes Ltd., Bata Industries Ltd., Goldport Enterprises, Inc., Marlboro Footworks Ltd. (Taiwan), Masateru Uehara, Frederick Atkins, Inc., Weiss & Neuman Shoe Co., Melville Corporation, Shoe Carnival, Inc., and National Independent Retailers, Inc., Defendants. USDC Southern District of New York; 96 Civ. 2717(DLC).
    Represented lead defendants Laurence D. Koplan, Steven Goldberg, Goldport Enterprises, Inc., Marlboro Footworks Ltd. (Taiwan), Masateru Uehara. Trademark Infringement; Unfair Competition; Design Patent Infringement relating to Ladies’ comfort fashion footwear.

  • THE GAP, INC., GAP (APPAREL) LLC. v. G.A.P. ADVENTURES INC; UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK; 07 CV 09614 (AKH).
    Represented G.A.P Adventures Inc., a Canadian adventure travel provider. Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, Dilution. Represented client through fact and expert discovery, settlement mediation and motion practice.

  • Quesos La Ricura Ltd. v. Ricura Foods LLC; Florida Southern District Court; 1:2013cv23770 (PAS).
    Represented Quesos La Ricura Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of foods in the Latin American market in the Florida District Court and in related Trademark Opposition actions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

  • Nora Elizabeth Pineda Saca and Vanessa Faggiolly v. Quesos La Ricura, Ltd.; TTAB Cancellation No. 92057343.
    Represented respondent Quesos La Ricura Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of foods in the Latin American market in defending a Cancellation Action of client’s registered trademark.

  • Jean Michel Cazabat Int’l Ltd. v. Eyal Balle – Opposition No. 91212654.
    Represented Opposer, Jean Michel Cazabat Int’l Ltd. For opposition to Eyal Balle’s application for trademark registration.

Presentations and Publications

  • Speaker, “How the America Invents Act and the Patent Cases Pilot Program Changed Everything! What Today’s Inventors, Investors, and Entrepreneurs Need to Know about the New Patent Acts,” MIT Club of Long Island, Melville, NY (October 15, 2015) MIT Club of Long Island Presentation

  • Speaker, “2010 Advertising and Marketing Law: Emerging and Hot Topics,” New York, NY (May 13, 2010)

  • Speaker, “Internet Advertising Law Green Deceptive Advertising Law,” The Essentials of Advertising & Marketing Law, Chicago, IL (September 13, 2010)

  • Lecturer, “AIA and PCPP Legislation and Impact on District Court Patent Litigation,” Before the Eastern District of New York (2013)

  • Lecturer, “AIA and PCPP Legislation and Impact on District Court Patent Litigation,” Before the Southern District of New York (2013)

  • Panelist, “Discussion on Local Patent Rules, Discrete AIA Litigation Issues, Interplay of Different Fora in which to Litigate Patent Disputes,” New York Intellectual Property Law Association: The Rapidly Changing Patent Law Landscape: What Entrepreneurs, Investors, Inventors, Lawyers and Judges Need To Know, Troy, NY (April 15, 2015)

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association, Member

  • International Trademark Association, Member

  • Trade Name Subcommittee of the Trademark Enforcement Committee of INTA, Member

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Alan M. Sack
Special Counsel
Tel: 1(516)-393-5960
Email: alan.sack@sack-ip.com

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