NEW YORK (April 22) – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that Intellectual Property Partner Georges Nahitchevansky has been named the firm’s New York Office Managing Partner.
“Georges brings outstanding leadership and experience to the managing partner position,” said Bill Dorris, Kilpatrick Stockton Co-Managing Partner. “His extensive practice in a broad spectrum of industries worldwide gives Georges an international perspective on growing not only a quality client base but also enhancing an already strong office in the world’s leading business center. I look forward to working with him as we continue to strategically expand our New York presence.”
Mr. Nahitchevansky is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department in the firm’s New York office. He specializes in litigation and counseling on trademark, copyright and Internet matters across a diverse array of industries in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Nahitchevansky’s experience ranges from handling U.S. and worldwide enforcement of trademarks and copyrights, including complex cross border disputes, to counseling on registration programs and the negotiating, advising and drafting of licensing, acquisition and Internet related agreements. He has successfully represented numerous celebrities and Fortune 500 companies in hundreds of Internet related disputes.
Mr. Nahitchevansky is fluent in French and has shot, directed and produced a number of films and videos that have been distributed and released throughout the world. He writes and lectures extensively on intellectual property issues. Mr. Nahitchevansky graduated magna cum laude from the Brooklyn Law School after earning his M.A. in Film from Northwestern University and a B.S.F.S from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.
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