Jeff Conciatori has extensive experience litigating a wide variety of complex business disputes, ranging from securities fraud and corporate governance to intellectual property, in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration and administrative tribunals. With the advent of new media, his practice has recently concentrated on disputes arising in that context, including copyright, trademark, trade name, trade secrets, false advertising, rights of publicity and privacy, and defamation. Mr. Conciatori also has experience in matters involving all aspects of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, antitrust and trade regulation, licensing, employment matters and legal malpractice.
In the online, multi-media and entertainment fields, he has been involved in high-profile battles over stock options, Google’s search engines, “net profit” disputes in the film business, STOLICHNAYA® Vodka, online music rights and distribution, reality television formats, HBO's "Six Feet Under," Princess Diana merchandise, ASCAP royalties, real estate referral networks, Disney screenplays, front-page headlines, a popular national television ad for BAKED LAYS® snack food, the right to exploit White House photographs, advertising slogans and jingles, bootleg or counterfeit merchandise, celebrity photographs and diaries, unreleased Beatles recordings, digital sampling, the shape of the round tea bag, the MOTOWN® sound, cartoon and comic strip characters, and wild Zebra in San Simeon State Park.
He has been listed as one of the top forty litigators in New York for several years by a leading international publication, and was recently named a New York "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics.