Paul D. Supnik

Attorney at Law
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9401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1250
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 859-0100
Facsimile: (310) 388-5645



    
Education
B.S. UCLA , 1968
J.D. UC Hastings College of Law , 1971

Professional Affiliations
Presentations
Publications
  • "Protecting Trademarks Under the Madrid Protocol" Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine (April 2004).
  • "Check Marks--A trademark audit is a useful tool for determining the cost-effectiveness of maintaining a client's trademark portfolio" Los Angeles LawyerMagazine (May 2000).
  • "Mark of Distinction--A New Federal Law Protects Distinctive Trademarks Against Dilution Through Unauthorized Use" Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine (May 1997).
  • "Copyright Infringement" in Proof in Competitive Business Litigation, California Continuing Education of the Bar (1993).
  • "How to Stop Counterfeiting--A Practical Approach to the Industry's Biggest Problem" Licensing Today International (June/July/August 1993); "Exploiting Entertainment Marks 
    Internationally in a Downturned Economy" Licensing Today International (June/July 1992).
  • "Arbitration of Entertainment Industry Contingent Compensation Claims" in The Back End: A Look at Gross and Net Participations in the Wake of Buchwald v. Paramount,
    sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Section (1990).
  • "Designations of Source--Are they Necessary to Support Entertainment Industry Merchandising Rights?", Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (1986).
  • Merchandising and Licensing , syllabus co-editor, sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association (1985).
  • "Diluting the Counterfeiters: New Trademark Rights and Remedies in Dealing with Entertainment and Merchandising Properties," The Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, ABA (Fall, 1985).
  • Copyright: Selected Practical Aspects of Enforcement and Protection, Editor, sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Section,
    Los Angeles County Bar Association
    (1984).
  • "The Bell and Howell: Mamiya Case--Where Now Parallel Imports," The Trademark Reporter (January-February, 1984).
  • "Unions and Guilds" (coauthor) in Producing for Motion Pictures and Television , sponsored by the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Section,
    Los Angeles County Bar Association
    (1983).
  • "Works Made for Hire" in The Visual Artist's Business and Legal Guide, Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers Committee for the Arts, (1981, 1995),
    reprinted by Jerome Headlands Press, Prentice-Hall.
  • The Actors Manual: A Practical Guide to Your Career, Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers Committee for the Arts, co-editor (1978), reprinted by Elsevier-Dutton (1980).
  • "First Amendment and Freedom of the Press", Los Angeles County Bar Journal, Los Angeles County Bar Association , Co-Editor, symposium issue (May 1976).

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Paul D. Supnik
Attorney at Law
www.supnik.com 

Domestic and International Copyright and Trademark Law;
Motion Picture, Television, Publishing, Media and General Entertainment Law;
New Media and Internet Law; Licensing;
Related Litigation


 
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