Jura Christine Zibas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP
 | 150 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017-5639
Phone: 212-915-5756
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (50%),
  • Intellectual Property (30%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jura C. Zibas is a partner with the New York City office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP. An insightful and versatile attorney with a wide-ranging background in technology, Ms. Zibas concentrates her practice on intellectual property law, related commercial issues, privacy law and healthcare/pharmacy representation. Her practice areas include litigation in all areas of intellectual property infringement cases for rights holders and defendants alike, and she also assists with contracts and transactional issues related to intellectual property rights, patents and trademarks. She has particular experience in the prosecution, protection, licensing and acquisition of patents, copyrights and trademarks as well as privacy and data security issues.

Known for her strong analytical skills, Ms. Zibas has training in chemistry and dentistry, which she brings to bear in litigating complex civil matters involving medical, scientific and technology issues. Her broad client base includes pharmacies; software companiesjewelry and consumer goods manufacturers and distributors; medical device manufacturers and distributors; and companies in the nutraceutical, biotechnology and software arenas in addition to a major international oil company.

Ms. Zibas is admitted to practice before all state courts in New York, New Jersey, California, Ohio and Florida. She is additionally admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the Southern District of Ohio, the Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, the District of New Jersey and the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section and Patent Committee, the American Bar Association,  and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Ms. Zibas is a graduate of both the Ohio State University College of Dentistry's Doctor of Dental Surgery program and Tulane University. She received her Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School in 1990.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property Litigation (50%)

Intellectual Property (30%): Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Business Litigation (10%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Health Care (10%): Health & Health Care Law

Focus Areas

Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Health Care: Health & Health Care Law

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017

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About Jura Zibas

Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.wilsonelser.com/attorneys/jura_christine_zibas

Honors and Awards:

  • Quantum Mechanics Integrating Design of Computer Programs with Dr. Melfi, Tulane University
  • Recognition by the National Cancer Society for Distinguished Research Achievement

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of Florida USDC, Middle District of Florida USDC, Southern District of Florida, 2016
  • Intellectual Property Organization
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Patent Committee, New York State
  • Member, Intellectual Property Section, New York State
  • U.S. District Court Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court Central Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Ohio
  • California
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Publication "Cyber Best Practices for Attorneys"
  • Publication "Cyber Best Practices for Attorneys"
  • Speaking engagement "Identifying New Forms of "Money" to Satisfy Monetary Awards and Strategies of Defending Against Monetary Relief and Injunctions"
  • Speaking engagement  "Is your IP and Customer Data Protected from Hackers?"
  • Zibas Win Makes Headlines in the New York Law Journal, December 15, 2011
  • Guest Commentator on Court TV, 2007
  • Guest Commentator on Court TV, 2003
  • "Madrid Protocol," IPO Annual Meeting, 2004
  • Seminars/Webinars, Jura Zibas to Participate in Knowledge Congress’s CLE Webcast on Advertising Law, January 27, 2012
  • Seminars/Webinars, Significant Changes in Advertising Law 2012, February 24, 2012
  • Speaking Engagements, Intellectual Property: Contractual and Insurance Protections for You and Your Clients, September 18, 2012
  • Speaking Engagements, Intellectual Property: Contractual and Insurance Protections for You and Your Clients, September 19, 2012
  • Law review article on "Orphan Drug Act and Comparison of U.S. FDA Regulations versus International Laws and Standards for Approving Research Drugs," 1989
  • "Flow Cytometric Phenotyping of Colon Carcinoma Cells Using a Panel of Monoclonal Antibodies: Alteration of Membrane Phenotyping by Alpha-Interferon," Laboratory Investigations, January 1987
  • "A Retailer's Guide to Patent Infringement," Health Supplement Retailer, November 2004
  • "Patently Obvious," Nutritional Outlook, November/December 2004
  • "Patent Infringement: How It Occurs," Nutrition Industry Executive, July/August 2004
  • "Managing IP for Maximum Return," Incremental Advantage Management Conference, October 2007
  • Chapter on "Preparing Clients for Strategic Patent Development," Inside the Minds: Developing a Patent Strategy, Aspatore Books, 2010 edition
  • Sweeping Changes to U.S. Patent Regulations Include First-to-File System, September 2011
  • On the Future of the EU Patent Court: Can a Revised Agreement Address Concerns About a European Patent Litigation System?, Bloomberg Law Reports: Intellectual Property, EU Patent Litigation System, September 2011
  • Zibas and Rodriguez Publish Article on the Future of the EU Patent Court, October 1, 2011
  • Defending the Distributor in Counterfeit Cases, IP Litigator, September/October 2012
  • How Will U.S. Supreme Court Decision That Naturally Occurring DNA Is Not Patentable Impact Future Technology Patents?, June 24, 2013

Newsletters:

  • Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to Federal Rules that May Deter Patent Infringement Lawsuits, Especially Those File by Non Practicing Entities, November 2015, Wilson Elser Newsletter

Educational Background:

  • Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery Program
  • Tulane University, B.S., 1984

Industry Groups

  • ABA
  • AIPLA
  • Office Location for Jura Christine Zibas

    150 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017-5639

    Phone: 212-915-5756

     

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