Intellectual Property Lawyers in Buffalo, NY

The field of intellectual property law is complex and always changing, and when a company doesn’t have the proper precautions in place to ensure that its brands, original works, trade secrets, inventions, and online commerce are protected, it runs the risk of jeopardizing its future. Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's intellecutal property attorneys, based in Buffalo, NY, help businesses protect and maximize the value of their intellectual property.

Skillfully working to protect your brand

Lipsitz Green are leaders in the field of intellectual property law, providing clients with informed and resourceful legal counsel on matters pertaining to trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and more. The firm’s knowledgeable attorneys serve businesses of all sizes by guiding them through ways to protect their brands, auditing their business to identify intellectual property assets and weaknesses, and optimizing their intellectual property's profitability.

In addition, Lipsitz Green helps protect clients by ensuring they are not using patents, trademarks, or other intellectual property that may be owned by another organization or individual. The firm’s highly regarded team of business and corporate law attorneys effectively search and evaluate proposed trademarks, service marks, copyrights, and other intellectual property; register intellectual property around the world; negotiate and prepare licenses; and take prompt action in the event of infringement.

Partnering in your business's success

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law, the attorneys at Lipsitz Green also advise businesses on the most strategic ways to protect trade secrets and aggressively represent clients whose trade secrets have been stolen. Furthermore, the firm has significant experience in registering domain names, protecting website content, and representing clients in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution proceedings and in litigation relating to cybersquatting and other intellectual property infringements online.

Find out how Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's attorneys can help protect your intellectual property.

A small sample of intellectual property matters handled by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's attorneys follows.

  •  Obtaining a favorable jury verdict and a permanent injunction in favor of a motion picture company in a trademark infringement and false endorsement case
  •  Successfully defending a multimedia company in a $14,000,000 dispute involving a world-wide trademark license and the distribution of video content via smart phones
  •  Successfully defending a Silicon Valley electronics company in a patent license dispute
  •  Advising clients on issues of copyright fair use and parody
  •  Recovering numerous Internet domain names
  •  Successfully representing the manufacturer of a well-known line of sports supplements and nutritional aids in a claim alleging trademark and copyright infringement
The Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America
Seventeen attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to Best Lawyers in America across twenty-four areas of practice including Corporate Law

U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to U.S. News/Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" for Corporate Law

Super Lawyers
Twenty-one attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Edition across several areas of practice including Business & Corporate

Who's who

Who's Who in Law
Twenty-four attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's Who's Who in Law across several areas of practice including Corporate Law

Lexis Nexis

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rating
Several Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria attorneys received AV Peer Review Rating to signify highest recognition in legal ability and professional ethics


Michael Schiavone Senior Partner 716 844 3500
Jonathan W. Brown Senior Partner 716 849 1333, ext. 371
Michael M. McDaniel Special Counsel 716 849 1333, ext. 463

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's Jonathan Brown is on the cutting edge of legal developments that impact business's intellectual property interests. To keep clients informed about important intellectual property issues, Mr. Brown creates special alert publications as a resource for clients. In addition, to aid clients in understanding some of the essential components of intellectual property law, he has created legal guides that provide detailed answers to frequently asked questions. 

For examples of Mr. Brown's recent publications, click on the titles below.

Protect Your Trademark During ".pt" Domain Sunrise Registration Period

Beware of Deceptive Correspondence Regarding Your Trademark

Guide to Proper Trademark Usage

Protect Your Trademark in the New .xxx Top Level Domain