An engineer by training, Anthony Lo Cicero has represented companies in patent and trademark litigation involving product areas as diverse as e-commerce platforms, angular rate sensors, camcorders and flat panel displays. He conducts due diligence of IP portfolios and provides strategic patent counseling to companies in a wide range of industries.
Very sophisticated technology competes with style and price as key aspects of the customer experience in the fashion industry. Mr Lo Cicero represents some of the most prominent brick-and-mortar and on-line retailers in the country in patent disputes relating to the enterprise’s e-commerce, mobile and point of sale systems, and other features of the 21st-century marketplace. He has assisted retailers in successfully pursuing indemnification claims ranging to seven-figure settlements.
Many of the most prestigious apparel manufacturers and retailers in the world, along with financial services, food products, computer, consumer electronics, and home products companies also turn to Mr Lo Cicero for trademark protection. He advances brand development and enforcement strategies ranging from anti-counterfeiting and trademark infringement protection to trade dress and Internet domain matters. He coordinates Customs and law enforcement in the United States and abroad and obtains seizure orders.
An important element of Mr Lo Cicero’s work is transactional and results in monetising clients’ IP. He counsels clients on structuring and pricing transactions when the IP is the key value of an enterprise.
Most recently, Mr Lo Cicero was the president of the New York Intellectual Property Association. He is a frequent speaker on issues of patent infringement, trademark dilution, anti-counterfeiting, arbitration, intellectual property damages and recovery, domain name disputes and Internet-related issues. He has been named a ‘Super Lawyer’ for Intellectual Property and is included in IP Stars.