Georges Nahitchevansky concentrates his practice in litigation and counseling on trademark, copyright and Internet matters across a broad spectrum of industries both in the U.S. and internationally. His experience ranges from handling U.S. and worldwide enforcement of trademarks and copyrights, including complex cross border disputes and multi-jurisdictional priority disputes, to counseling on registration programs and the negotiating, advising and drafting of licensing, acquisition and Internet related agreements.
Mr. Nahitchevansky has successfully litigated as lead counsel, both on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, a wide array of trademark and copyright disputes. His experience includes the successful representation of numerous celebrities and Fortune 500 companies in hundreds of Internet related disputes, including website content, domain name and advertising disputes. Mr. Nahitchevansky has also handled numerous “grey market” goods cases that have resulted in awards of injunctive relief and monetary damages. He has extensive international and U.S. trademark and copyright portfolio counseling, licensing and management experience.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nahitchevansky practiced with Fross, Zelnick, Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. In addition, Mr. Nahitchevansky is fluent in French and has shot, directed and produced a number of films and videos that have been distributed and released throughout the world.
Mr. Nahitchevansky is listed in the 2012 and 2013 editions of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. In 2012, he was recommended by Legal 500 US in the areas of Copyright and Non-Contentious Trademark Law. Mr. Nahitchevansky was recognized as a New York "Super Lawyer" in 2011 and 2012 by SuperLawyers magazine. He was named a 2013 "IP Star" by Managing Intelletual Property magazine. Mr. Nahitchevansky is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
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Professional & Community Activities
American Bar Association, Member
Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
MARQUES, Member of the Membership Team
Russian Children's Welfare Society, Inc., Member of the Board of Directors