Tina Mepani focuses her practice on trademark and copyright law, with a concentration on global brand management in the fashion & luxury goods, entertainment and media industries. Ms. Mepani’s experience includes providing domestic and international trademark counseling, including trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement, drafting apparel and retail license agreements, and creating and implementing global anti-counterfeiting and anti-cybersquatting programs, including recovery of infringing domain names through ICANN’s domain name dispute resolution policy.

Ms. Mepani worked with the firm as a summer associate. During law school, Ms. Mepani gained valuable experience working in-house for the General Counsel of footwear retailer Stuart Weitzman. She is acknowledged as a research and drafting assistant in Fashion Law: A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives, and Attorneys by Guillermo C. Jimenez, Barbara Kolsun (Fairchild, 2009), the first fashion law text book published.

Ms. Mepani was recognized in 2017 and each of the three years immediately preceding as a New York “Rising Star” in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (2011)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, A.A.S., Advertising and Marketing Communications (2006)
  • Emory University, B.A., Psychology (2005)

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2012)

Who We Are

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Experience Highlights

Litigation for home automation technology distributor
Defended a major distributor of high-end home automation technology against manufacturer’s claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of more
J. Christopher Burch v. Tory Burch LLC et al.
Served as IP counsel in a case in the Delaware Chancery Court. Represented fashion design house, Tory Burch, LLC which brought claims against a more
Brought trademark infringement claims for well-known U.S. fashion brand
Successfully represented well-known U.S. clothing brand in a priority and trademark dispute against against foreign competitor. more