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EDUCATION University of Florida Levin College of Law Juris Doctorate University of Michigan Bachelor of Arts - Political Science and English BAR ADMISSIONS New York Florida

EDUCATION
University of Michigan, B.A.
University of Florida, J.D.
BAR ADMISSIONS
New York
Florida
International Trademark Association (INTA) Committee Member

The Law Office of Roberto Ledesma provides cost-efficient legal services for all aspects of trademark law throughout the United States and internationally.

Roberto Ledesma, Esq. is a former Trademark Examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Prior to establishing his own trademark law practice, Mr. Ledesma was an intellectual property law associate at Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman P.C. in New York City, where he assisted businesses ranging from multinational corporations to startups with trademark registration, counseling and enforcement.

In his legal career, Mr. Ledesma has worked for the government, in private practice and as de facto in-house counsel. He’s managed large international portfolios and helped small businesses grow brands. This varied experience equips Mr. Ledesma with the insight and know-how needed to provide all clients with quick, quality assistance at reasonable rates.

Education and Honors: Roberto graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2005 with a Juris Doctor. He earned honors in Legal Research and Writing and was Associate Managing Editor of the Journal of Technology Law & Policy and write-on invitee for the Journal of Law & Public Policy. Roberto also graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English. Roberto has prosecuted over 1,000 trademark applications with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and handled hundreds of contested proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). He was listed as one of the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals by World Trademark Review, which stated that Roberto “leverages Big Law and USPTO experience to defend smaller companies to the hilt in branding spats. He is also a well-known media commentator on trademarks.”

Professional Associations and Memberships: Roberto is an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) where he served on the Law Firm Committee (2014-2016 term) and currently serves on the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Committee (2016-2018 term). He is a member of the New York State Bar and Florida Bar.

Read more here: LinkedIn  &  About.Me

See my writing on Intellectual Property Law here

My blog post on trademarks and rallying cries was republished (and re-titled) by Wired and mentioned in Techdirt, The Washington Post, World Trademark Review, The Atlantic, Managing IP, Bloomberg BNA, Slate and elsewhere.

Interview with Law of Fashion.

Quoted in TechCrunch (here & here), Gigaom (here), World Trademark Review (here) and The Guardian (here). My post on Google and the Kingdom of Tonga was shared via THE TTABLOG® (here).

For a Free Consultation please call (646) 845-9414 or email RL@EverythingTrademarks.com

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