Margarita Wallach is a Partner in the Intellectual Property / Information Technology group and serves as Office Managing Partner of the firm’s New York office.
Ms. Wallach has more than fifteen years of litigation experience. Her practice consists of counseling clients in connection with the creation, development and protection of their intellectual property. She litigates trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, anti- counterfeiting and copyright infringement cases in the federal courts. Ms. Wallach worked on the successful appeal of a seminal case involving a famous color trademark in the apparel industry. She has also litigated trademark infringement and unfair competition cases involving food and beverage products, cosmetics, fine jewelry, designer apparel and perfume. She successfully litigated an anti-counterfeiting case against a ring of fine jewelry counterfeiters resulting in judgments of over $30M in favor of the jewelry manufacturer.
Her practice is also focused on consumer brand development. She represents small to mid- sized consumer product companies that have grown to become among the most successful consumer product companies owning world famous brands. Ms. Wallach and her team have long-established relationships in the food and beverage and fashion industries with investors, manufacturers, distributors, marketing companies and other consultants and advisors, which can be a great asset to our clients.