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Daniel I. Schloss advises clients in connection with the development, protection, licensing, transfer and commercial exploitation of intellectual property and technology. His practice focuses on brand development and licensing, trademark and copyright registration and protection, and intellectual property counseling in a variety of corporate transactions and financings. Daniel also has deep experience with Internet domain name disputes, trademark and copyright infringement matters, and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


  • Selection, registration, and protection of trademarks worldwide
  • Software and technology license, development, and services agreements
  • Brand development and licensing
  • Copyright registration and protection
  • Intellectual property counseling in corporate transactions and financings
  • Intellectual property audits
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Domain name disputes
  • Trademark and copyright infringement matters
  • Intellectual property and general counseling for online commercial ventures
  • Intellectual property litigation



  • Represented numerous well-known brand owners in clearance and registration of trademarks and in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Negotiated wide range of trademark and copyright license agreements.
  • Advised clients on issues arising in online businesses, including cybersquatting, copyright infringement, privacy, defamation, and unauthorized access to data.
  • Counseled clients in multiple industries in connection with trademark and copyright infringement actions in federal courts.
  • From March 2005 - July 2006, served as the first-ever in-house intellectual property licensing counsel for the City of New York and its new marketing office. Instrumental in developing the City's first centrally managed trademark licensing program and intellectual property management system; negotiated corporate sponsorship agreements for major events and marketing and promotional activities; and provided legal counseling on a wide range of intellectual property and general transactional issues.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2017-2018
  • Listed, World Trademark Review, "WTR 1000," 2016-2023
    • Ranked in New York, Prosecution and Strategy, 2016-2023
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in Trademark Law, 2020
  • Appointed and served on The Trademark Reporter Committee of the International Trademark Association, 2006-2010
  • Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, International Trademark Association


  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 1997
    • Managing editor, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
    • Recipient, Faculty Writing Award
  • M.A., English Literature, Boston University, 1993
  • B.A., cum laude, Yeshiva University, 1992
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York