Jason Vogel focuses his practice on international trademark portfolio and conflict management. His experience includes counseling for complex multi-jurisdictional trademark clearance, protection, enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, litigation and licensing programs for leading companies in the entertainment, technology, financial services, apparel, pharmaceutical and food and restaurant services industries.
Mr. Vogel has served as Adjunct Professor of Advanced Trademark Law at the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and has written and spoken extensively on the Madrid Protocol, Asian and European trademark practice and other topics.
Mr. Vogel was recognized as a New York "Super Lawyer" in 2017 for Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine. He was recommended by Legal 500 US for Non-Contentious Trademark Law in 2015 and the four years immediately preceding. Mr. Vogel is listed in the 2014 and 2015 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Intellectual Property. He is listed in the 2017 and the four years immediately preceding editions of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. Mr. Vogel was named to the International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He was named to the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers in 2014 and 2015 for Trademark. Mr. Vogel was recognized as an "IP Star" in 2017 and the four years immediately preceding by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. These publications have stated the following about Mr. Vogel: Chambers USA 2014, “Jason Vogel is roundly praised by client and peer sources for his command of trademark law with regard to prosecution and enforcement, particularly matters with an international dimension.” World Trademark Review 2014: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, “Jason Vogel leverages his long-standing concentration on trademarks ‘not just to see the legal black and white, but to understand the need to make things work in a commercial setting.’” Who’s Who Legal Trademarks 2014, “The ‘outstanding’ Jason Vogel is ‘in huge demand’ by clients for international portfolio management and is ‘masterful’ at complex multi-jurisdictional clearances.”
Represented leading hospitality company in successful settlement of trademark dispute with British government agency administering real property owned by the Crown.
Represents leading brands in connection with international trademark licensing, license recordal and structuring of IP holding companies for offshore licensing.
Counseled multinational corporate client on international trademark issues in the environmental credit industry.
Advised famous recording artist on trademark rights associated with development of high definition audio player.
Provide international and domestic trademark portfolio management, and trademark counseling for a successful, Grammy-Award-winning music group.
Defeated Summary Judgment defending famous mark from cancellation on genericness grounds for leading technology company.
Represented leading technology company in celebrity trademark and right of publicity licensing in connection with multibillion dollar acquisition of audio hardware and streaming music service.
In an ex parte appeal to the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, overcame a refusal to register on descriptiveness grounds in connection with the brand name of an online game and information service.
Working closely with local counsel, successfully defended global financial services client in four concurrent administrative proceedings (two CTM oppositions and two CTM cancellation actions) by a single petitioner with strategic use of demands for proof of use. Appeals to OHIM’s Board of Appeal are pending.
Provide international and domestic trademark portfolio management, and trademark counseling for a leading financial institution.
Successfully negotiated favorable settlement of a global trademark dispute for a music industry client involving mutual consents to registration and withdrawal of two trademark oppositions and a cancellation action.
Successfully represented a Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software products in a trademark infringement lawsuit brought against a leading computer peripheral supplier and manufacturer in China and its distributor. The Chinese company became very successful in selling Intel-based computer peripherals and various computer-related products using a name and logo which was remarkably similar to our client’s logo. It was not a counterfeit case, so the team had to take it to full trial in the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court in China, which was selected as a forum due to the court's desire to be seen as protecting intellectual property rights. The legal battle ended in favor of our client being awarded the highest amount of damages ever awarded in a trademark dispute rendered by the Shenyang Court.
Serves as counsel to one of the largest music labels in the industry on trademark enforcement, prosecution and Internet issues.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (1999)
summa cum laude, first in class
Berklee College of Music, B. Music Production and Engineering (1988) cum laude
New York (2000)
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