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Matthew Asbell Joins Offit Kurman’s New York Office

For Immediate Release

New York City | May 13, 2020

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that Matthew Asbell has joined the firm’s offices in New York. Mr. Asbell will serve as a principal-level attorney with the firm's Intellectual Property group.

Mr. Asbell assists clients in clearing, obtaining, enforcing, and defending trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world. He also provides advice on patents, copyrights, domain names, and other related areas. With prior background in the entertainment industry, information technology, and medicine, he is comfortable working with a wide range of clients in diverse industries. In addition, his certifications as a Social Media Strategist and software Master Instructor equip him to handle complex intellectual property matters arising in the Web 2.0 space.

Mr. Asbell frequently collaborates on and authors articles on intellectual property on subjects ranging from social media and domain names to licensing, branding, and information technology. He is an active speaker and lecturer and is a frequent moderator and panelist at ABA, INTA, and other conferences. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and Columbia University. He has also co-produced a series of five informational videos for the American Bar Association that illustrate intellectual property rights in different settings.

Mr. Asbell received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University and attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now part of Drexel University). He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Acquisitions Editor of the top-ranked Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal.  As an active alumnus, he serves on the Alumni Executive Committee, chairs the Alumni Intellectual Property Practice Group, and mentors numerous young attorneys and law students.

To learn more about Mr. Asbell and to find out more about Offit Kurman’s comprehensive legal services, visit offitkurman.com.

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