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Brian Brokate and Maja Szumarska Co-Author Article on Ex Parte Seizure Orders

IP attorneys Brian Brokate and Maja Szumarska co-authored the article “Ex Parte Seizure Orders Under 15 U.S.C. § 1116(d) (Section 34 of the Lanham Act): Recent Developments in Case Law.” The article was published in the May–June 2018 issue of The Trademark Reporter. The article provides a summary of recent counterfeiting cases and highlights the need to adhere closely to the statutory requirements when seeking ex parte seizure relief. The Trademark Reporter is the law journal of the International Trademark Association (INTA). It is a peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to trademark law and related topics under U.S. and international law.

Brian Brokate is head of Gibney’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. He has extensive experience in trademark and copyright enforcement procedures to combat infringement and counterfeiting. Maja Szumarska concentrates on intellectual property protection and enforcement actions in federal court.

The full article can be found on the INTA website.