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Joel’s practice includes the negotiation and drafting of contracts and agreements of all types, and he prides himself on being able to successfully resolve disputes by creative means. 



Joel’s practice includes a wide range of copyright issues, including those relating to visual arts, entertainment, publishing, branding, contractual matters, resolution of copyright disputes including infringements, as well as copyright litigation in Federal courts and registrations with the U.S. Copyright Office.  He is past Chair and Member of the Copyright and Literary Property Committee of the New York City Bar Association, Member of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and a long time member and past Trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA.



Joel’s practice extends to trademark matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including trademark applications and oppositions.

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