Alan Tenenbaum concentrates on intellectual property litigation and counseling. He represents clients throughout the United States and before the International Trade Commission in patent, trademark, unfair competition and commercial litigation matters. He has experience with a wide array of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, medical devices, hardware and software, e-commerce and business methods, and consumer products.
Applying business solutions from a legal perspective, Alan works with clients to identify, protect, manage and monetize core technology, brands and other proprietary rights. In addition to negotiating agreements and complex intellectual property transactions, Alan also effectively provides counsel to clients who seek to avoid disputes and resolve them without recourse to litigation.
This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
New York Metro Super Lawyers has named 21 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers in 10 practices to its 2016 list.
The 2015 New York Super Lawyers recognized 22 of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s attorneys.
On October 26, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith and partner Alan Tenenbaum will present the CLE webinar, “The Anatomy of a Patent Litigation: From Start to Finish” for Lawline.
Generally, a patent owner's rights are exhausted after an authorized sale; the patent owner cannot sue a downstream customer who purchased an authorized patented product from a third party reseller. So how can a patent owner control the resale of a patented product?
Design patents continue to grow in importance for many industries. If your company designs tangible products or packages, there is a new, efficient way to seek international protection for design features.
With the goal of fostering public commentary, the new domain name .SUCKS was approved by ICANN. Despite objections from some in the IP community, the sunrise period for .SUCKS is now open; it runs until May 29th.
The patent landscape has changed regarding business method patents.
In the summer of 2014, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank which invalidated certain business method patents related to finance. The basis for the invalidation was that the patents covered an abstract idea not eligible for patent protection.
Many agreements include an indemnification clause typically using language like this: “Party A will defend, indemnify and hold harmless all claims, losses and damages against Party B related to its use of the Technology.”