“Companies love having Anthony on their side – he offers succinct and on-point advice that is responsive to business needs and is very cost-conscious.” World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (2019).
Anthony Malutta advises leading brand owners regarding the acquisition, use and enforcement of rights under trademark and copyright laws. He specializes in the strategic management of complex global trademark portfolios for household brands. Mr. Malutta counsels clients in the technology, retail, and food product sectors. Complementing Anthony’s brand counseling is his significant experience litigating intellectual property disputes in federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Anthony is Co-Leader of the Trademark & Copyright Team, which is recognized as one of the nation’s leading trademark practices. During his tenure the Team doubled to over 125 dedicated trademark and copyright attorneys, achieved National Top Tier prominence in multiple publications, and was named Firm of the Year for Trademark Contentious (2017) and Non-Contentious (2016, 2019) by Managing Intellectual Property.
Anthony is recognized by many publications as one of the nation’s top trademark lawyers:
·The Best Lawyers in America®, Trademark Law (2020)
·Legal 500 US, Non-Contentious Trademark law (2014-2019); Trademark Litigation (2012, 2013 and 2018)
·World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (2012-2020)
·"IP Star" (2013-2019)
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Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. (1997)
University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., Economics (1993)
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Bar Association of San Francisco
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Board of Directors; Member, Finance Committee
INTA Law Firm Committee, 2019-present
INTA Famous and Well Known Marks Committee, 2014-2019; Member, U.S. Sub-Committee
INTA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, 2010-2013; Member, China Sub-Committee
INTA Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Committee: Member, Western Competition Sub-Committee, 2000-2006; Chair, Western Competition SubCommittee, 2002-2003; Member, National Problem Sub-Committee, 2006-2009
MARQUES (the association of European brand owners), IP Emerging Issues Team, 2019-Present
San Francisco Intellectual Property Association
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