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Steven Kaplan

Steven M. Kaplan

New York, New York
Of Counsel

phone (201) 569-5959
fax (201) 871-4544
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Steven M. Kaplan practices in the areas of Litigation, Intellectual Property & Entertainment and Real Estate. Mr. Kaplan focuses on business, securities, intellectual property and commercial litigation; business, real estate and commercial transactions; intellectual property licensing; and provides intellectual property representation and legal counseling to clients in many industries, including but not limited to the manufacturing, toy, entertainment, hospitality, restaurant, fashion, service and consumer products industries.

Mr. Kaplan graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a J.D. in 1992, where he was a member of the Moot Court Team. He received his B.B.A. Cum Laude from the School of Government and Business Administration at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1989.

Mr. Kaplan is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Wisconsin. In addition, Mr. Kaplan is admitted to practice before the U.S. Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Mr. Kaplan has achieved Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating of AV in an evaluation of his skills and ethics by other members of the bar and the judiciary. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section), New Jersey Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and New York County Lawyers Association. He also serves as a legal expert for the Crier Today show on Court TV.

Areas of Practice:
Intellectual Property & Entertainment
Real Estate

Bar Admissions:
New York
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. Courts of Appeal, Second and Third Circuits

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
Honors: Member, Moot Court Team
George Washington University, B.B.A., School of Government and Business Administration
Honors: Cum Laude

Professional Associations:
American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section)
New Jersey Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association


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Recent Newsletters & Articles

Spring 2016 (Vol. X, No. 1)
Fall 2015 (Vol. XI, No. 1)
Summer 2015 (Vol. X, No. 1)
Winter 2014 (Vol. IX, No. 2)
Autumn 2013 (Vol. IX, No. 1)

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