Shareholder, Buchalter LLP
Stephen J. Strauss is a Shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Entertainment Practice Group. For over 30 years, Strauss has specialized in domestic and international trademark, copyright, and unfair competition matters, including licensing, Internet domain name disputes, and litigation. He has prosecuted over two thousand U.S. and foreign trademark and service mark applications, and won over 60 UDRP decisions.
Strauss represents a number of internationally recognized celebrities, sports personalities, recording artists, chefs, authors and media and entertainment companies. He also represents a wide range of diverse clients including restaurants, banks and financial institutions, clothing and toy manufacturers, and magazine and book publishers. Strauss is a member of The Television Academy, the Recording Academy (NARAS), Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters, and the Visual Effects Society. He is also an Adjunct Professor and member of the Executive Board of the Biederman Entertainment & Media Law Institute and Board of Directors of the Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law Alumni Association (SWEIP) at Southwestern Law School.