Armin is well-rounded in every sense of IP practice, assisting clients with litigation, prosecution, counseling, and transactions involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
With an international background in law, finance, and technology, Armin strives to create value for his clients, and helps them to understand the complexities of intellectual property law to make important decisions and achieve business objectives. He represents clients in all aspects of the intellectual property life cycle, including enforcement, acquisition and procurement, and licensing. His clients appreciate his creativity and ability to form direct, personal, lasting relationships that provide him with the opportunity to learn about the intricacies of their businesses and legal needs, and his proactive, forthright, and thoughtful approach to IP matters.
Armin has invaluable experience with every stage of litigation, from pre-suit investigations and discovery to dispositive motion practice, mediation, and trial. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex patent, trademark, and copyright infringement actions in District Courts, Appellate Courts, the US International Trade Commission (ITC), and before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). World Trademark Review1000 has noted that clients praise his ability to efficiently defend trademark and copyright litigation (2023).
Armin regularly advises his clients on transactional matters, including evaluation of intellectual property assets in mergers and acquisitions, diligence reviews, and licensing negotiations.
He also has significant experience with patent preparation and prosecution in technical and business method matters and has successfully secured numerous intellectual property assets before the USPTO and international patent offices.
Armin is recognized as an “[u]p-and-coming partner” who is “already turning heads” by World Trademark Review 1000 (2023) and as a Rising Star in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook (2021-2022). Armin is also a thought leader on a variety of IP related issues, with articles published by Bloomberg Law and ABA’s Business Law Today.
Represented one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of beer, wine and spirits in trademark matters in N.D. Cal. and T.T.A.B.
Represented a toy manufacturer in a wide array of intellectual property enforcement issues in S.D.N.Y., D.N.J. and N.D. Ohio.
Represented Kawasaki Rail Car in a patent infringement case and two related inter partes review proceedings relating to a design for a television system in subway cars in S.D.N.Y., P.T.A.B. and Fed. Cir.
Represented Sony in an ITC investigation and related inter partes reviews regarding DVRs, video user interfaces and fan cooling systems.
Represented an inventor in a patent litigation relating to communications systems and methods for dynamically allocating data signaling channels in E.D. Tex, D. Del., P.T.A.B. and Fed. Cir.
Represented Sony in an inter partes review proceeding relating to cache coherence technology.
Represented a world renowned fashion house in a breach of contract and trademark matter in E.D. Va.
Represented Sony in a patent litigation regarding semiconductor chips in D. Del.
Represented a chemical company in a patent litigation regarding low viscosity aqueous polymer dispersions in D. Del.
Represented a major test preparation company in a trademark and unfair competition case in S.D.N.Y.
Represented Sony in a patent litigation regarding battery technology in S.D.N.Y.
Represented Sony in an inter partes review regarding 3D imaging technology.
Represented Toyota in a patent litigation regarding telematics in C.D. Cal.
Represented auto parts manufacturer in connection with domestic and international mergers and acquisitions.
Represented major insurance company in connection with acquisitions and divestitures of domestic and international companies.
Prepared patent applications relating to financial products including encryption, EVM technologies and cryptocurrencies (crypto).
Prepared office action responses relating to automotive related technologies, financial products and business methods.
Awards & Recognition
Recognized as a Leading Trademark Professional in Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy in New York (2023), World Trademark Review 1000
Recognized in the IP Stars Handbook as a Rising Star (2021-2022), Managing Intellectual Property
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