Bill Samuels

(Of Counsel) Bill Samuels is an intellectual property specialist who began his legal career as counsel to various companies, from wineries to software and technology ventures, advising them on intellectual property, business strategies, and general corporate matters. He has deep experience advising clients on trademarks, copyright, design and trade dress protection, anti-counterfeiting and customs enforcement, trade secrets and unfair competition, as well as patent protections and global licensing regimes.

A New York Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2013, Bill is admitted to practice in New York and California. As Chair of the Trademark Committee of the New York State Bar Association, he speaks to various groups regarding current and emerging IP issues. Bill is an Articles Editor for the California IP law journal New Matter, and he is active with the International Trademark Association (INTA) as well as California Lawyers for the Arts.

A graduate of Emory University School of Law, Bill is a recipient of the TI:GER Certificate in Intellectual Property and IP Commercialization. He holds an MA in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Georgetown University.

bsamuels@colefrieman.com