Peter Sloane co-chairs the Trademark and Copyright Practice Group at Leason Ellis, where he and his team handle all aspects of trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, and litigation. Together, they manage global trademark portfolios for some of the world’s largest corporations and enforce intellectual property rights in courts and before tribunals around the globe. Their work includes anti-counterfeiting, handling domain name disputes, conducting due diligence, and negotiating license agreements. Peter has worked as a seconded attorney at Colgate-Palmolive, served as an expert witness, written amicus briefs, and been appointed to provide pro bono representation through the Office of Pro Se Litigation of the Southern District of New York.
Outside the firm, Peter has served as the founding Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Federal Bar Council. He is a recent past chair of the Law Firm Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He has had the honor of guest lecturing at events for INTA, the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), the Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF) and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) among others. In addition to committee involvement and speaking engagements, he has also authored over 30 professional articles. Peter received his B.S. from Cornell University and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He also attended New York University School of Law as a Visiting Student during his third year of law school and as a post-graduate in its LLM program for Trade Regulation.