March 11, 2021
Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of the firm’s Internet Law Practice Group, has been included in the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers® Women’s Edition. Each year since 2009, Hamburg has been recognized for her work in Intellectual Property. Only five percent of New York lawyers are given the honor of being included.
“It is an honor to be included among my peers for the twelfth consecutive year. This past year has been difficult for many of us, so communities such as Super Lawyers® are so heartening,” said Hamburg.
New York Metro Super Lawyers® Women’s Edition is a listing of outstanding female lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-phased selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. The edition, which features the list and profiles of selected attorneys, is published as a supplement in The New York Times. For more information, including the selection process, visit superlawyers.com.
A resident of New York, Hamburg concentrates her practice in all aspects of copyright and trademark law, both in litigation and in the transactional area. She assists clients in a broad range of industries with their IP needs. Hamburg was ranked in the 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, which lists the top 1,000 trademark attorneys in 70 jurisdictions globally.
Hamburg litigates copyright, trademark, and cybersquatting cases through trial, and if necessary, appeal. She has acted as national counsel in federal courts across the country to bring and defend infringement claims for clients, both foreign and domestic. Additionally, Hamburg has recovered domain names for clients in many Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Proceedings, prosecuted and defended numerous opposition and cancellation proceedings, and represented applicants in ex parte appeals in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
In the transactional area, Hamburg is experienced in trademark and copyright licensing, traditional print, and online publishing, software development, website development, content licenses, and electronic subscriptions. She counsels clients on the intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Hamburg is experienced in copyright and trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement, and has particular expertise with contentious and transactional issues arising from the Internet.
Hamburg is a frequent speaker and writer on intellectual property topics and is active in many trade groups in industries whose clients she serves. She is a co-author of the firm’s trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law blog, More Than Your MaⓇk®. Additionally, Hamburg is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), currently serving on the Leadership Development Committee, and a member of the Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA). She formerly served on the Government Officials Training Committee, was nominated and served as Chair of INTA’s Law Firm Committee, and was selected as a speaker for INTA’s Trademark Basics “Maintaining the Perfect Partnership” seminar held in New York for inside and outside counsel.
Hamburg attended Wellesley College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received her B.A., magna cum laude, in English and Psychology, with Honors in English, in 1987. In 1990, she received her J.D. at Columbia University School of Law, where she was editor of the Columbia Law Review.