Practice areas

Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation

Focus areas

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, Patents, Trademarks

William “Bill” Samuels, a Partner at Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP, heads the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice. In this role, Bill offers guidance and advisory services to clients in the realm of acquiring, safeguarding, and capitalizing on intellectual property both within the United States and on a global scale. With a diverse clientele spanning various industries, ranging from startups to multinational corporations and investment funds, Bill customizes his recommendations and client solutions to align with each client’s unique requirements. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of domestic and international IP matters, encompassing trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, copyright, patents, and the enforcement and defense of IP rights, including matters related to the internet, domain names, software, Web 3.0, fashion, consumer goods, fintech, cannabis, and more.

Bill is licensed to practice before all New York and California state courts, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California. He enjoys a stellar reputation among his legal peers, boasting a peer review rating of 10.0 “Superb” on Avvo and securing a spot on the New York Super Lawyers list for the past five years.

Moreover, Bill frequently serves as a speaker at professional gatherings, sharing insights on topics relevant to his area of expertise. He has also moderated numerous discussions and panels on intellectual property law, the impact of intellectual property, and related considerations. Mr. Samuels’ academic journey includes earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Georgetown University in 1997, followed by a Master of Arts in the same field from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. He subsequently achieved his Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law in 2006.

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