David Lilenfeld

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Trusted Counsel Ashley, LLC
 | 1201 Peachtree Street NE, 400 Colony Square, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 404-898-2900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (80%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%)
Attorney Profile

David Lilenfeld, founding partner of Lilenfeld PC, is committed to achieving great results for his clients. He is absolutely passionate about winning cases for his clients.  He dedicates his practice to trademark and copyright disputes. David Lilenfeld is also regularly retained to advise clients on how to protect their intellectual property, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets.

After graduating from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, David L:ilenfeld received a Juris Doctor in 1996 from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. During his time there, he was a member of the school's law review.

With nearly two decades of experience (the last ten at Lilenfeld PC), David M. Lilenfeld understands what it takes to protect a business's assets and advocate on a client's behalf. In order to reach the best possible outcome in each case, he works closely with clients and believes in open and honest communication throughout the process. Local media outlets, such as the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, have sought his input on matters of business and intellectual property. David Lilenfeld also shares his vast knowledge and experiences regarding business litigation and intellectual property law through speaking at seminars and conferences locally, nationally and even internationally.  Other Lilenfeld PC lawyers are active in the legal community.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property Litigation (80%)

Intellectual Property (20%): Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Focus Areas

Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010

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About David Lilenfeld

Admitted: 1998, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://trusted-counsel.com/david-lilenfeld-bio

Honors and Awards:

  • Member, The Ohio State Law Journal, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair of Litigation Committee of Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  , 2014
  • Chairperson of the Litigation Committee of the Technology Law section of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Chair of the Small Firm Section of the Atlanta Bar Association
  • Emerging Issues Committee (North America) of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Co-Chair of the Litigation Committee of the Intellectual Property Section of the Georgia Bar

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Why Congress Should Eliminate the Multiple Performance Doctrine, 58 Ohio St. L. J. 695 (1997) 
  • Discovery in Technology Litigation: How to Dot the "i" and Cross the "t", Technology Law, Section Newsletter (June 2002)
  • Enforceability of Clickwrap and Webwrap Agreements, Technology Law Section of Georgia Bar Newsletter (Summer 2003)
  • Tips to Help Your Clients Avoid Trademark Disputes, Small Firm Section of the Atlanta Bar Association Newsletter (June 2008)
  • Atlanta Bar Association: Cloud Computing 101:Considerations for the Small Firm Lawyer (September 2011). 
  • Has Notice Pleading Gone Extinct?: A Summary of the Shift in the Federal Pleading Standard, Small Firm Section of the Atlanta Bar Association Newsletter (August 2010)
  • Five Strategies Business Owners Can Use to Protect Their Intellectual Property, IPFrontline.com (November 2010) 
  • Is Your Company's Trademark Being Hijacked, IPFrontline.com (November 2010)
  • How Should I Prune  My IP Portfolio? Managing Intellectual Property (December 2010)  
  • Shield Brand from Ad Tricks, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (December 2010) 
  • The Social Network — An IP Litigator’s Review of the Movie about Facebook. IP Law Section of The State Bar of Georgia (January 2011) 
  • Protect Your Company’s Trademark on the Internet, Intellectual Property Today (2011) 
  • Q&A Avoiding Social Media Legal Pitfalls, Atlanta Business Chronicle (February 2011) 
  • Guard Intellectual Property, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (February 2011)
  • Trademarks Amid Tragedy, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (June 2011) 
  • Tread warily with trademarks, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (October 2011)  
  • Expanding Role of Copyright in Digital Media (IP Law Institute, Amelia Island - September 2014) 
  • IPE Seminar, E-Discovery: Definitions, Applications and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Changes (May 2007) 
  • National Business Institute Seminar, Introduction to Intellectual Property Issues (December 2007) 
  • Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia, "Fair Use" Defense in Trademark Cases (January 2008) 
  • The Patent Toolkit: Tools to Keep on Hand to Protect and Enforce Intellectual Property (June 2008) 
  • Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Monetizing Intellectual Property (June 2008)
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Conference and IP Law Institute, Hot Topics in Counterfeiting (November 2008) 
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Conference and IP Law Institute, IP Landmines in Advertising, Electronic Media and Video Games (November 2008) 
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Conference and IP Law Institute, IP Landmines in Advertising, Electronic Media and Video Games (November 2008) 
  • Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Standing and Other Pre-Suit Considerations in Copyright and Trademark Disputes (December 2008) 
  • Young Lawyers Association, Professionalism in Our Profession (webinar, March 2009) 
  • International Intellectual Property Group, Trademark Oppositions and Cancellations in the U.S. (February 2009) 
  • Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia regarding pleading requirements under Twombly/Iqbal (March 2010).  
  • Legal Issues of Self-Publishing (Strategic Self-Publishing Conference in Atlanta – November 2010) 
  • Protection of IP for Athletes/Celebs (Entertainment, Sports and IP Conference in Guanacaste, Costa Rica – November 2010) 
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Cloud Computing 101: Considerations for the Small Firm Lawyer (September 2011) 
  • Patent Wars (Georgia Tech MBA Program, February 2012)
  • Intellectual Property Overview (Technology Association of Georgia, August 2012) 
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (Georgia Tech MBA Program, January 2013) 
  • Judge, INTA's annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, focusing on U.S. trademark and unfair competition law (invited, 2008-2013) 

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • David Lilenfeld, and his firm, Lilenfeld PC, represented a client in a case that led to a $5.3 million judgment in favor of Mr. Lilenfeld's client.  The verdict was one of the largest in the State of Georgia that year.  , 2013

Representative Clients:

  • Microsoft, 2015

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Educational Background:

  • J.D. from The Ohio State University College of Law, 1996
  • Hunter College with a B.A. in philosophy

Industry Groups

  • Hardware
  • Professional Services
  • Software
  • Sporting Goods
  • Technology
  • Office Location for David Lilenfeld

    1201 Peachtree Street NE
    400 Colony Square, Suite 500
    Atlanta, GA 30361

    Phone: 404-898-2900

     

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