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Peter D. Raymond

Peter D. Raymond

Partner

Education

  • Columbia University School of Law, 1979, J.D.
  • Vassar College, 1976, A.B.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York

Peter is a partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group and specializes in intellectual property and commercial litigation. He has tried bench and jury cases and argued appeals in the state and federal courts in New York and has appeared in courts and in administrative tribunals throughout the country.  In particular, Peter represents clients in disputes involving false advertising, unfair competition, copyright and trademark infringement, trademark dilution, product disparagement, and invasion of rights of privacy and publicity.  Peter has also lectured and acted as an expert witness in intellectual property and comparative advertising matters.

Employment History

  • 2004 - Reed Smith
  • 1990 - Hall Dickler LLP (combined with Reed Smith in 2004)
    • One of two Managing Partners of the Firm
    • Head of Litigation Department
  • 1983 - Golenbock and Barell
    • Associate, then Partner
  • 1979 - Thacher, Proffitt & Wood
    • Associate

Honors & Awards

  • Named in Super Lawyers every year since 2011 in Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States 2013 in the area of Media, Technology and Telecoms - Marketing and Advertising

Professional Affiliations

  • Advertising and Commercial Speech Committee of the Media Law Resource Center, former Co-Chair
  • Member, Federal Bar Council

Notable Quotes

  • 14 January 2013 "3rd Circ. Clears 50 Cent Of Copying Gangster Book" Law 360
  • 9 May 2008 "No Making up? Lancôme Takes Uma Thurman to court" N.Y. Daily News
  • 23 July 2008 "50 Cent Looking for Big Change Outta Taco Bell" Wall Street Journal Law Blog
  • 25 November 2008 "Taco Bell Pays the Price for Messing With 50 Cent" Advertising Age
  • 7 July 2007 and 20 July 2007 "50 Cent sues over 'Shoot the Rapper'" USA Today and Washington Post
  • 3 October 2006 "Two Retail Titans Battle Over Handbags" The Wall Street Journal
  • 18 July 1992 "Moi? Involved in a Copyright - Infringement Suit?" New York Times, Business Day
  • 16 October 1992 "The Art Market" New York Times, Arts