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Fordham University School of Law, J.D., Dispute Resolution Society, Competition Editor; Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Senior Articles Editor

Stanford University, B.A.


New York


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Nicole M. Mazanitis
New York
PHONE: +1 212 696 6111
FAX: +1 917 368 7311

Ms. Mazanitis is a partner in the Litigation group.  Her practice focuses on complex commercial cases in federal and state courts, as well as a variety of arbitral and industry forums.  Ms. Mazanitis’ representations include matters related to intellectual property and international law.

In the area of intellectual property, Ms. Mazanitis represents clients in a variety of matters, including utility, design, and pharmaceutical patent infringement; copyright infringement; trademark infringement, unfair competition, and counterfeiting; trade dress infringement; trade secret misappropriation; defamation; and the federal computer fraud and abuse statute.  Ms. Mazanitis also assists clients in developing and protecting international portfolios of trademark rights.  Ms. Mazanitis has litigated disputes in federal courts across the country, and in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

In the area of international law, Ms. Mazanitis represents clients in transnational matters, including arbitrations under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the London Court of International Arbitration; letters rogatory inquests; requests for international judicial assistance under 28 U.S.C. §1782; and the coordination of parallel proceedings in a variety of foreign jurisdictions.

Ms. Mazanitis is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, where she teaches a Negotiation and Mediation Practicum.


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U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court - District of Massachusetts


The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association
Federal Bar Council


Super Lawyers – Recognized as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property in New York by her peers
Fordham Dispute Resolution Society Distinguished Alumni Award
Fordham Dispute Resolution Society Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Fordham University School of Law Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award

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