Firm continues to Strengthen its IP Capabilities as its Focus in the Advanced Media and Technology Industry Grows
NEW YORK, August 6, 2008 – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Tamara “Tami” Carmichael has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and will work closely with the firm’s rapidly expanding Emerging Media and Advertising and Promotions Practice Groups. The addition of Ms. Carmichael’s experience is integral to the firm’s commitment to expanding its depth and breadth of services to its advanced media and technology clients, a core industry focus for the firm.
Ms. Carmichael regularly provides counsel to and litigates on behalf of clients in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade dress, false advertising, counterfeiting, unfair competition and other intellectual property matters. She was previously a partner in the New York office of Holland & Knight LLP.
Michael Beck, Co-Chairman of Loeb & Loeb said, “We are delighted that we continue to find some of the brightest IP lawyers to join our growing practice.” John Frankenheimer, Loeb & Loeb Co-Chairman added, “Tami is a great addition which further demonstrates our commitment to building on our reputation for excellence in IP.”
Ms. Carmichael handles all stages of trademark and copyright prosecution and has experience in NAD dispute resolution. She oversees trademark clearance and domestic and foreign portfolios related to a myriad of goods and services. Ms. Carmichael also negotiates and prepares documents and agreements for transactions related to licensing, marketing and business development, ownership in and transfer of intellectual property and business rights, software, joint ventures, and matters related to the Internet.
“Tami’s impressive background in intellectual property law, especially her work with technology and new media clients, will further complement the experience of our group and our client service capabilities,” said Barry Slotnick, Partner and Chair of Loeb & Loeb Intellectual Property and Entertainment Litigation Practice Group.
Ms. Carmichael earned her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law where she was Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Entertainment and Sports Law Review and on the Executive Board for the University of Miami Business Law Journal from 1990-1992. She earned her B.A. from Stetson University.
“I am enthusiastic about working with an impressive group of colleagues,” Ms. Carmichael said. “Loeb & Loeb is nationally recognized as a leader in intellectual property law.”
About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm with nearly 300 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 company in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-ups to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe. For more information please visit http://www.loeb.com/