Mr. Zemanick's practice focuses on effective selection, clearance and protection of trademark and service mark rights. His practice also includes the related legal disciplines of unfair competition, domain name disputes, copyrights, licensing, intellectual property audits and acquisitions, infringement matters, and oppositions and cancellations before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and comparable administrative proceedings abroad.
Mr. Zemanick represents a diverse set of clients ranging from individuals and start-up companies to multi-national corporations and tailors the nature of his representation to meet the precise business need, whether it is developing the best strategy to address a demand letter or cost-effective management of an international trademark portfolio. His clients operate across a diverse spectrum of industry, including consumer goods, software, healthcare, sporting goods, cycling and fitness, home furnishings, building construction, engineering, hospitality, publishing, communications, pet products, fashion and pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Zemanick has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property transactions including the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property, consulting arrangements, research and product development agreements, strategic alliances, professional service and consulting agreements, joint ventures, product distribution, and publishing agreements. Mr. Zemanick also has special expertise in licensing transactions having worked exclusively in the intellectual property licensing field in-house for 4 years with MCI WorldCom. Mr. Zemanick developed training materials for manufacturing facilities for 6 years prior to becoming a lawyer and frequently relies on the project management skills he developed and honed during this period in the management of complex legal projects. Mr. Zemanick was a Legal Intern to the Honorable Paul R. Michel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from August-December, 1999.