Firm News

2024

PR Newswire coverage of rebrand (May 1, 2024).

The Law Office of Stacy J. Grossman rebrands to SGIP. Press release available here (May 1, 2024).

Stacy will be attending the 2024 INTA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from May 19 – 22, 2024.

The firm is included on IP Stars Women’s Founders page (March 19, 2024).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John v. Christina Smiley  (TommyJohns.shop) (February 19, 2024).

Stacy was included on the World Trademark Review 1000 list – in the silver tier for trademark prosecution and strategy.  (February 13, 2024).  From WTR:

“Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024, this boutique IP firm founded by Stacy Grossman has a well-earned reputation for trademark prosecution and enforcement, managing thousands of trademarks in the United States and around the world.  The firm is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as a woman owned business, and currently 100% of its lawyers and staff are women.  Stacy and her team pride themselves on helping established businesses and entrepreneurs build, grow and enforce their IP assets by providing efficient, clear and business-minded legal advice, on par with much larger firms.  They are nimble, highly responsive, and cater to their various clients’ styles and needs.  When handling contentious matters, their skilled approach with adversaries helps the firm’s clients avoid litigation and favorably resolve disputes.  Their commitment to stand by fair cost estimates allows clients to manage their legal spend.  In a recent publication, World Trademark Review wrote that “Stacy comes warmly recommended.  The prosecution and administrative litigation maven, who runs her own self-titled law office, picks up a tonne of referrals from premier firms, which speaks to her quality.””

Stacy was a guest lecturer at Emerson College.  She presented a seminar about Fashion and IP to a class led by Sharon Topper and Tim Gunn (January 25, 2024).

2023

We are proud to been included in Chambers’ 2024 Regional Spotlight, a new ranking of small and medium sized firms by Chambers and Partners (November 2023).

Stacy and Sam will be attending the 2023 INTA Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas from November 14-16, 2023.

Stacy presented a webinar called “U.S. Trademark Law – Tips and Strategies for Foreign Counsel” to a group of European and English lawyers (October 11, 2023).

Favorable UDRP decision Robert Caro v. seoforlyfe (RobertCaro.com) (May 23, 2023).

We are proud to introduce Briguitte Barrera, who joined us as a paralegal in May.  You can read about Briguitte and her background here.

Favorable UDRP decision Tee and Charles Addams Foundation v. Gro en (AddamsFamilyCostumes.com) (May 15, 2023).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John, Inc. v. Michael Griffith (TommyJohn.shop) (April 10, 2023).

Stacy will be speaking about copyright law at Publishers Weekly’s BookLife Indie Author Forum on February 25, 2023.

Favorable UDRP decision Third Point LLC v. boon jeng loo (ThirdPointUSDT.com) (Jan. 20, 2023).

Stacy wrote an article entitled Song Resurgences Show Value of Musician IP Strategy, published here by Law360 on January 6, 2023.  You can read the article on the firm’s website.

2022

Stacy was quoted in Rolling Stone in an article called “The Future of Classic Rock Tours: One or Two Surviving Members… Or None?” discussing how bands can protect their legacies with trademarks (Dec. 4, 2022).

Stacy was included in New York magazine’s list of 2022 Women Leaders in Law (October 24, 2022).

Favorable UDRP decision Hamilton IP LLC and Hamilton Uptown Limited Liability Company v. Alexander SF / crocus investments (hamiltonbroadwaytickets.com) (July 19, 2022).

Favorable UDRP decision Paper Mill Playhouse v. Airai Holdings (papermillplayhouse.org) (April 19, 2022).

Favorable UDRP decision Fenix Securities, LLC v. Emil Wacior (fenixsecurities.org) (March 28, 2022).

On March 28, 2022, Stacy led a webinar for Women’s Media Group called Navigating Legal Issues in the Publishing World.

Stacy was recognized for her trademark prosecution and strategy work in the World Trademark Review’s 2022 WTR 1000, a list of the 1000 best trademark lawyers in the world.
 
Our firm was certified by WBENC as a woman owned business.  We look forward to working with companies that pledge to support women.
 
Favorable UDRP decision Fenix Securities, LLC v. Andrzej Zdanowicz (fenixsecurities.site) (February 21, 2022).

2021

Stacy was quoted in an article in Business Insider about Taylor Swift fans who are capitalizing on her fame, and the risk of intellectual property infringement (December 10, 2021).

Our firm is proud to introduce Samantha Butler, who joined us as an associate in September.  You can read about Sam and her background here.

Stacy was recognized for her trademark prosecution and strategy work in the World Trademark Review’s 2021 WTR 1000, a list of the 1000 best trademark lawyers in the world. The publication wrote: “Stacy Jill Grossman comes warmly recommended. The prosecution and administrative litigation maven, who runs her own self-titled law office, picks up a tonne of referrals from premier firms, which speaks to her quality.”

2020

Stacy was featured in an article in the New York Post, commenting on the first Presidential debate of 2020 in support of Joe Biden (September 30, 2020).

Stacy was quoted in a World Trademark Review article about the role trademark counsel can play in maintaining a brand integrity, in light of accusations against major US companies that benefitted from inexpensive, forced labor in Xinjiang, China (July 28, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Treasure Studio, Inc. v. Juan Pablo Carrasco Plate / Mundoark (cocomelonnurseryrhymes.com) (July 23, 2020).

Stacy was profiled in World Influential Property Review’s (WIPR) special edition, Influential Women in IP, published in June 2020.

Stacy shared trademark and copyright “must knows” for small business owners at the Virtual National Small Business Expo (June 10, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John, Inc. v. Quan Zhong Jun (June 7, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John, Inc. v. Carolina Rodrigues / Fundacion Comercio Electronico (May 24, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Treasure Studio, Inc. v. Maria Montilla (April 10, 2020).

Click here to read the firm’s April, 2020 newsletter (April 7, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John, Inc. v. Carolina Rodrigues / Fundacion Comercio Electronico (February 25, 2020).

Stacy was included in the 2020 edition of World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for her trademark prosecution and strategy work.

Stacy was quoted in the World Trademark Review in an article about the US Trademark Office’s planned requirement that trademark applicants provide the Office with an email address (February 10, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John, Inc. v. Carolina Rodrigues / Fundacion Comercio Electronico (February 6, 2020).

Favorable UDRP decision Tommy John, Inc. v. Domain Administrator / Fundacion Privacy Services LTD (January 26, 2020).

Stacy was quoted in the World Trademark Review in an article about the US Trademark Office’s controversial rule that TM applicants provide the Office with a domicile address (January 13, 2020).

2017

Favorable UDRP decision in Hamilton Uptown Limited Liability Company v. Tulip Trading Company (Oct. 13, 2017).
Favorable UDRP decision in Hamilton Uptown Limited Liability Company v. Ed Bienstock (March 23, 2017).
Favorable UDRP decision in Burford Capital LLC v. Burford Capital Ltd (March 8, 2017).
Stacy led a webinar entitled Leveraging Trademark Assets: Monetizing & Managing IP for Clear Law Institute (March 2, 2017).  
Stacy led a webinar called Legal Essentials for Self-Published Authors for BiblioCrunch (January 25, 2017). 

2016

Favorable UDRP decision in Theatre Development Fund v. Tudor (July 12, 2016).
Click here to read the firm’s Spring 2016 newsletter.
Stacy led a webinar entitled Trademarks, Copyrights and Books! for the Independent Book Publishers Association (June 15, 2016).  
Click here to read the firm’s Winter 2016 newsletter.  
Stacy led a webinar on publishing law for the Independent Book Publishers Association (March 16, 2016). 
Stacy mentored members of the 2016 Class of Moderne Ventures, an accelerator for growing companies in the real estate tech space (January 28, 2016).

2015

Click here for our November 2015 Newsletter – Have a Legal Thanksgiving!
Interested in a crash course on Trademark, Copyrights and Website Terms of Use?  Stacy’s FREE videos, prepared for Wix.com, are available here.
Stacy led a workshop called “Law For Entrepreneurs” at TEEM Harlem, sponsored by SuperTasker (September 24, 2015).
Presentation to National Association of Realtors REach portfolio companies at the Realtors Trade Expo (May 12, 2015).
Stacy was featured in a 60 second interview in World Intellectual Property Review (May 6, 2015).
Favorable UDRP decision in Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc. v. Kondrat Jablonski (February 10, 2015).
Stacy discussed IP issues for entrepreneurs at Wix Lounge (March 26, 2015).
Favorable UDRP decision in Third Point LLC v. Joseph Noel/Emerging Growth Research (January 12, 2015).
Stacy delivered a presentation on Trademark and Copyright Must-Knows for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners at In Good Company (February 5, 2015).
Profile of Stacy on Kidz Central Station website.