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Peter's practice focuses on trademark, trade dress, false advertising, anticounterfeiting, copyright, cybersquatting, product disparagement and trade secret litigation before state and federal courts, inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as challenges before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau. His practice includes trademark counseling and portfolio management on behalf of multinational and domestic consumer products and services companies. In addition, Peter advises clients on trademark and copyright audits, securitizations, acquisitions and divestitures of intellectual property portfolios.
Peter has acted as trial counsel in cases before federal district courts in New York, New Jersey, California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Delaware, Texas, Minnesota, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Colorado, Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Sixth and Federal Circuit.
Peter is a member of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, the International Trademark Association where he serves on the Association's Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, the American Council on Germany, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Prior to joining Orrick, Peter was the co-chair of the Trademark, Copyright and False Advertising Group at Jones Day, and was the co-Managing Partner at Pennie & Edmonds.
Peter's experience includes the following.