Paul D. Supnik

Paul D. Supnik

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Beverly Hills, CA

Law Office of Paul D. Supnik
 | 9401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1250
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-859-0100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (50%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (20%),
  • International (0%),
  • Media and Advertising (0%)
Attorney Profile

Paul Supnik practices trademark, copyright, and entertainment law. He advises businesses in the selection and use of brand identities, protects trademarks through registration strategies, enhances value through licensing, and litigates trademark and copyright disputes. Paul has spoken on these subjects in the U.S. and internationally. Industries represented include: Internet, apparel, cosmetic, restaurant, advertising, sporting goods, software, financial, arts, and media. As a bar association leader, Paul has served as president of the Los Angeles Copyright Society, chair of both the Entertainment/IP Law and International Law Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar, and chair of the Los Angeles Lawyer magazine editorial board.  He also is Of Counsel to Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham, LLP.

About Paul Supnik

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage: supnik.com/bio.htm

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded at the 2006 installation of bar officers of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, President's Award, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2006
  • Awarded Professional of the Year, Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, 2001
  • Honorary Vice-President award granted at the annual congress of the Association Internationale des Juenes Avocats, held that year in Rio de Janeiro, Vice-President D'Honeur, International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), 1993

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, International Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2002
  • President, Los Angeles Copyright Society, 2001
  • Chair, Editorial Board, Los Angeles Lawyer magazine, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1997
  • Chair, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1979

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Beverly Hills Bar Foundation Board of Governors (2006-2011)
  • Vice-President, International Visitors Council of Los Angeles (2001-2006)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Trademarks 101 - Selection and Protection Basics for the Business Attorney", Presentation, Beverly Hills Bar Association Business Law Section, 2015
  • Co-Edited worldwide survey of reports presented at the meeting of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers at MIDEM 1993 in Cannes, Co-Editor, Enforcement of Copyright and Related Rights Affecting the Music Industry, IAEL, 1993
  • Authored chapter in Proof in Competitive Business Litigation, Author, "Copyright Infringement", CEB, 1993
  • Law Journal article on interplay between trademarks and the entertainment industry, Author, Designations of Source: Are they Necessary to Support Entertainment Industry Merchandising Rights?, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal , 1986
  • Article in The Trademark Reporter, Author, The Bell and Howell: Mamiya Case -- Where Now Parallel Imports, International Trademark Association, 1984
  • Article in The Visual Artist's Business and Legal Guide, Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers Committee for the Arts, reprinted by Jerome Headlands Press, Prentice-Hall, Author, Works Made for Hire, Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers Committee for the Arts, 1981
  • A guide to the laws of copyright, trademark, privacy and publicity, and their application to dealmaking in film, television, music, theater, book publishing and digital games (approx. 300 pages).  Expected publication date:  May 2018, Co-Author, The Essential Guide to Entertainment Law: Intellectual Property, Juris Publishing

Industry Groups

  • Advertising
  • Apparel
  • Arts
  • Cosmetic
  • Entertainment
  • Financial
  • Internet
  • Media
  • Restaurant
  • Software
  • Sporting Goods
Office Location for Paul D. Supnik

9401 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1250
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

 

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Last Updated: 11/15/2017

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