Jordan A. LaVine
- B.A. 1993 Colgate University
- J.D. 1996 Villanova University School of Law
Jordan A. LaVine is a shareholder and head of the Trademark and Copyright section of the Intellectual Property group at Flaster/Greenberg P.C. Mr. LaVine concentrates his practice on trademark, copyright and unfair competition strategic counseling, litigation, licensing, and prosecution matters. He handles matters involving trademarks, trade dress, product configuration, unfair competition, trade secrets, copyrights, false advertising, and Internet related intellectual property issues. His Internet experience includes handling domain disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and counseling clients concerning web site development and content protection.
He represents public and private companies in such industries as media and publishing, technology and telecommunications, consumer products and services, pharmaceuticals, health care, financial services, automotive, automotive chemicals and accessories, retail and commercial services, apparel, jewelry, software, and food products.
Prior to joining Flaster/Greenberg, Mr. LaVine was the chair of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, Feld's Philadelphia Trademark, Copyright and Internet Practice Group. He has authored and lectured on various topics in the intellectual property field. Since 2001 he has been a presenter on prosecuting trademark applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the annual American Law Institute/American Bar Association (ALI/ABA) course "Trademarks, Copyrights and Unfair Competition for the General Practitioner and Corporate Counsel" and he has co-chaired the course since 2005. Additionally, since 2002, he has been an annual presenter at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's "Business Lawyers' Institute" on various intellectual property issues, including the topic "Protecting Your Intellectual Property in Cyberspace," and was invited to serve as a panelist at the 2004 annual meeting of the American Association of Corporate Counsel in Chicago.
His published articles include, "Invoking the Fair Use Doctrine Depends on Scope of Reproduction," published in the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, July 2003, and "Prosecuting Trademark Applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office," published in the Intellectual Property Counselor, August 1, 2002.
Courses and Seminars
- Advanced Trademark Issues/Drafting