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Steven I. Peretz

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Miami, FL

Peretz Chesal & Herrmann, PL
1 Southeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 1820
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-341-3000
Fax: 305-371-6807
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation
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College:  Wesleyan University, B.A., with High Honors in Economics.

Law School:  University of Chicago, J.D.

Florida Bar:  Past Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Committee of the Business Law Section.  He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Peretz handles all aspects of intellectual property law litigation, including cases involving trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent, trade secret, and misappropriation of proprietary information.  He has served as lead trial counsel, co-counsel, local counsel, and special counsel in IP law cases and matters.  He has also served as a mediator in IP law matters.

Mr. Peretz frequently lectures at CLE-approved seminars, including most recently "The Use of Survey Evidence in Intellectual Property Law Cases" presented at the Florida Bar's First Annual IP Law Symposium in Tampa in March 2010.

His outside interests include flying as an instrument-rated pilot, an activity he finds easier than hitting a 4-iron.

Certificates and Credentials

About Steven I. Peretz

First Admitted: 1981, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2004-2006)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Survey Evidence in Intellectual Property Law Cases."  This presentation before more than 100 attorneys at the Florida Bar's First Annual IP Law Symposium in Tampa focused on the use of survey evidence in trademark, false advertising, and design patent cases (March 2010)
  • "10 Steps to More Effective Legal Writing." This CLE-seminar is given to interested legal groups and law firms and focuses on pragmatic methods of driving home compelling legal arguments in submissions made to the court (2006-2010)


  • Listed in "Best Lawyers of American" for Intellectual Property Law (2004-2010)


  • Obtained a $4,850,000 settlement in a patent and false advertising case brought in the Eastern District of Texas on behalf of a manufacturer of outdoor game cameras., 2010
  • Obtained a settlement for $2,500,000 in a patent infringement action brought in the Eastern District of Texas., 2007
  • Obtained a copyright infringement verdict of $1.8 million after a two-week jury trial in the Southern District of Florida.  Affirmed on appeal., 2004
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Office Location for Steven I. Peretz

1 Southeast 3rd Avenue
Suite 1820
Miami, FL 33131

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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