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  • Dec 28, 2018Danielle DeFilippis to be Presenter for Food Business Basics

    Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will speak at “Food Business Basics” hosted by the Rutgers Food Innovation Center.  Discussion topics include food entrepreneurship, trends in the marketplace, business planning, food intellectual property and trademark, merchandising for success, packaging, food technology and product development, food safety and regulations, and how the Food Innovation Center can help grow business.

    The seminar will be held 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 9, at the Food Innovation Center facility in Bridgeton.  For more information and to register, please click here or contact Sho Islam, Senior Manager of Client Services at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, by email at or by phone at 856-459-1900 ext. 4511.

    DeFilippis focuses her practice on intellectual property matters and litigation.  She represents individual and corporate clients in all phases of litigation, from commencement through trial, and regularly serves as lead counsel in cases before federal and state courts, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and alternative resolution forums.  DeFilippis has handled cases involving trademark and copyright infringement, false advertising, commercial disparagement, business torts, deceptive trade practices, Lanham Act claims, state and federal unfair competition laws, and other business disputes.  She is an author for Norris McLaughlin’s trademark, copyright, and unfair competition blog, More Than Your Mark.  DeFilippis received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.

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  • Dec 26, 2018Food Business Basics

    Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Food Business Basics” hosted by the Rutgers Food Innovation Center.  If you are thinking of starting a food business, then this seminar is a must!  As a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering the prepared food business industry, discussion topics include:

    • How the Food Innovation Center can help you grow your business
    • Food Entrepreneurship – is it right for you?
    • Trends in the Marketplace
    • Business Planning
    • Food IP and Trademark
    • Merchandising for Sucess
    • Packaging
    • Food Technology Toolbox and Product Development
    • Food Safety and Regulations

    When: Thursday, January 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Where: Rutgers Food Innovation Center, 450 E. Broad St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302

    Attendees will have the opportunity for Q&A and networking with fellow attendees and presenters.  Lunch will be provided.  For more information and to register, please click here or contact Sho Islam, Senior Manager of Client Services at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, by email at or by phone at 856-459-1900 ext. 4511.

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  • Apr 12, 2018Jeanne Hamburg and Danielle DeFilippis Presenters at FoodBiz NJ Conference

    Jeanne Hamburg and Danielle M. DeFilippis, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the breakout session, “Appetite for Branding,” during the FoodBiz NJ conference, sponsored by NJBIZ, on Tuesday, April 24, at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset.

    Along with Esther Psarakis, Managing Partner of Foodpreneur, Hamburg and DeFilippis will discuss the business and legal challenges of branding in the food and beverage industry, and protecting restaurant decor.

    FoodBiz NJ features tastings from New Jersey food and beverage entrepreneurs as well as information sessions including speakers and panel discussions. To learn more and register, please visit www.foodbiznj.com

    Hamburg has expertise in all aspects of trademark and copyright law.  In each year since 2009, she has been recognized as a Super Lawyer® for Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation. Hamburg litigates copyright, trademark, trade dress and unfair competition  cases through trial and, if necessary, appeal. To this end, she has litigated in federal courts across the country acting as national counsel to bring and defend infringement claims for clients and prosecuted and defended numerous opposition and cancellation proceedings and ex parte appeals in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Hamburg is expert in copyright and trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement. She received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Wellesley College.

    DeFilippis focuses her practice on intellectual property matters and litigation. She appears on behalf of individual and  corporate clients in all phases of litigation  from commencement through trial, and regularly serves as lead counsel in cases before federal and state courts, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and alternative resolution forums. DeFilippis has represented clients in cases involving trademark and copyright infringement, false advertising, commercial disparagement, business torts, deceptive trade practices, Lanham Act claims, state and federal unfair competition laws, and other business disputes. She has been recognized in the past as a Super Lawyer® Rising Star. DeFilippis received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.

    Hamburg and DeFilippis both write for the Norris McLaughlin, P.A. trademark, copyright, and unfair competition blog, More Than Your Mark.

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