LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TroyGould, a nationally recognized law firm with a 50-year track record, announced today that John Ulin, a leading intellectual property lawyer (IP) and respected litigation lawyer, is a member of the company joined. Mr. Ulin brings more than 25 years of experience in TroyGould and an excellent reputation as a copyright and trademark lawyer as well as in commercial disputes in a broader sense.
"We are proud to welcome John to TroyGould and know that our clients will benefit from his significant litigation experience in more than 200 copyright and trademark cases across the country, including a landmark case from the US Supreme Court," said Istvan Benko, Managing Member of TroyGould. “John has an established track record of successful results in high profile and complex litigation. It will be an enormous asset to the firm's strong litigation practice. "
Before joining TroyGould, Mr. Ulin was a partner at Arnold & Porter. He has represented television stations, film studios, music companies, major sports leagues as well as technology, software and clothing companies in legal disputes relating to copyright and fair use, digital piracy and new technologies. He has also built a reputation for successfully enforcing brands and preventing counterfeiting, and represents, among other things, some of the world's leading brand owners in the entertainment, consumer goods, clothing and toy industries. Mr. Ulin also enjoys a rich pro bono practice. He has been recognized by the ACLU and Common Cause for his work, which includes voting rights, educational justice, immigrant rights and legal protection for the homeless.
"I am delighted to be joining a law firm that features both outstanding lawyers and outstanding employees," said Ulin. “TroyGould is a professional community with excellent lawyers at home. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to expand the firm's litigation practice and to develop a comprehensive practice for copyright, trademark law, entertainment and media over the coming months and years. "
John Ulin's professional background
John Ulin holds a Master of Laws (L.L.M.) from Harvard Law School, a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from UCLA School of Law and an A.B. at Brown University.
Before entering private practice, he worked as a clerk at Hon. Wm. Matthew Byrne Jr., U.S. District Court for the Central Division of California, and Hon. Ferdinand F. Fernandez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Ulin is the new chairman of the Intellectual Property Institute at the University of Southern California. He is also a board member of the Los Angeles Copyright Society and the Legal Advisory Board of the Copyright Alliance. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the ACLU Foundation in Southern California, which has recognized him four times for his civil rights work. Previously, he was a board member of the California Common Cause and the Legal Aid Foundation in Los Angeles. Mr. Ulin is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Camp Dudley, the oldest summer camp for boys in Westport, New York.
Mr. Ulin received the prestigious “CLAY” (California Lawyer Attorney of the Year) award for his work for homeless veterans in Los Angeles. He was named Super Lawyer in Southern California from 2017 to 2020 and received recognition for his role in successfully representing large television stations in American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. against Aereo, Inc., which was ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court court that year 2014. Mr. Ulin is a frequent speaker on copyright and trademark issues at leading law schools and has been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the top intellectual property lawyers in California for 2014 and 2015.
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