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  • WTR 1000, Prosecution and Strategy, Massachusetts,  2016-2018

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2000
  • A.B., Dartmouth College, Biology, 1995

    Associate Writing and Research Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal, 1999-2000

    Member, Fordham Moot Court Board, 1998-2000

    Editor, Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition, 1999-2000

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

Massachusetts Bar Association

American Bar Association

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Brand Activation Association (BAA)

Boston Patent Law Association, Trademarks & Unfair Competition Committee Co-Chair

Lori J. Shyavitz

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  • T: 617.449.6561
    F: 617.607.9336

Ms. Shyavitz concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property, advertising and promotion law.

Ms. Shyavitz counsels clients on trademark selection, trademark clearance, and the proper usage and protection of their intellectual property, including trademarks, copyrights, and trade dress, in the United States and abroad. She also represents clients in trademark prosecution and enforcement proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, trademark and copyright infringement litigation, trade dress disputes, unfair competition matters, patent litigation and cyber-squatting and domain name disputes, including arbitrations under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. In addition, Ms. Shyavitz aids clients with transactional issues relating to their intellectual property and is experienced in licensing matters. Ms. Shyavitz also advises clients on entertainment law issues. In this regard she has drafted numerous music and entertainment agreements and has counseled clients on copyright protection for treatments, music and other creative works.

Besides her intellectual property work, Ms. Shyavitz routinely assists clients with structuring, drafting and implementing both old and new media promotions, including games of chance and skill contests. She also advises clients on their advertising campaigns, drafts and negotiates talent, procurement and agency agreements and represents clients in false advertising litigation. Ms. Shyavitz reviews consumer product and food labels for compliance with federal, state and local regulations and has advised and assisted clients on nationwide food recalls, including procuring favorable FDA outcomes.

Ms. Shyavitz has also represented clients in commercial litigation matters and manufacturers of pharmaceutical products and other consumer products in product liability actions. These matters have included individual litigation in the state and federal courts of New York, mass tort litigation, multidistrict litigation and class action litigation.

Ms. Shyavitz is recommended as a “Leading Trademark Professional” in 2016 - 2018 by World Trademark Review -WTR 1000. Ms. Shyavitz has been recognized as a Massachusetts Rising Star in 2009 and 2010. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. World Trademark Review is published by Globe Business Media Group. A description of their selection process can be found in the respective links above. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.