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Roger L Zissu

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu PC - New York

Roger L Zissu - Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu PC
  • 4 Times Square
  • New York, New York, USA
  • NY 10036

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Roger Zissu’s extensive copyright and trademark experience has brought him notable judicial successes on copyright fair use (the Ford Memoirs), copyright termination (Winnie the Pooh, Superman), work for hire (Tarzan, Playboy Magazine), trademark use for unrelated goods (Discover Cards’ Novus mark), character infringement (e.g., Kermit, Miss Piggy, Tarzan), joint authors’ rights (medical journal articles), concurrent trademark use agreements (Field & Stream) and publishing licenses (eBooks).


Past President, Copyright Society of the USA; past Chairman, Committee on Copyright and Literary Property, NY City Bar; American Inns of Court 2013 Second Circuit Professionalism Award; Copyright Society’s 2016 Brace Lecture.