Mitchell E. Radin
Mitchell E. Radin is a well-known attorney in the trademark field with over twenty-five years’ experience representing global businesses and entrepreneurs in intellectual property matters, including trademark and copyright counseling and planning, trademark management and prosecution, commercial transactions and licensing, and dispute resolution. Mr. Radin’s experience includes serving as in-house Trademark Counsel for a large multi-national corporation whose products included pharmaceuticals, health care products, and confectionery products. Following his graduation from Yale Law School, he clerked for United States District Court Judge Stanley S. Brotman (District of New Jersey).
Mr. Radin represents U.S. and internationally-based companies and entrepreneurs in a wide range of intellectual property areas including:
- Counseling in the selection, adoption, use, and protection of trademarks and brands.
- Filing and prosecuting of trademark applications in the United States Trademark Office and managing international trademark application program filings.
- Agreements with designers of creative works.
- Agreements between licensing agents and licensors.
- Commercial agreements involving licensing, development, and sale of creative works and trademarks, copyrights, patents, technology, designs, and know-how.
- Counseling in the selection, adoption, use, registration and protection of trademarks and brands.
- Dispute resolution in matters involving trademarks, trade dress, copyrights and designs, and Oppositions and Cancellation procedures before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
- Commercial relationships between licensor-trademark and intellectual property owners and licensees, manufacturers, and agents.
Areas of Concentration
Publications & Presentations
Mr. Radin is an invited speaker and author on trademarks and licensing.
His article “Disclaimers as a Remedy for Trademark Infringement: Inadequacies and Alternatives,” published in The Trademark Reporter, was relied upon by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Home Box Office v. Showtime/The Movie Channel, 832 F.2d 1311, 1315-16.
"Selected Issues Arising Under the Doctrine of Trademark Abandonment", 79 Trademark Reporter 59.
“The Significance of Intent to Copy in a Civil Action for Copyright Infringement” 54 Temple Law Quarterly 1.
Professional Affiliations, Honors & Recognition
Mr. Radin has served as a Trustee and member of the Executive Council of the Visual Art Center of New Jersey. His professional leadership activities have included being a committee member and active participant in the International Trademark Association (INTA), and membership in Licensing International and the New York State Bar Association.
The International Bar Association selected Mr. Radin for its publication “Who’s Who Legal USA – Trademarks.”