Michael I. Chakansky is a leading intellectual property law attorney practicing in New York City, with a distinguished record of innovation and success in protecting client's IP.
He is an innovator in the field of protecting new business concepts, including e-business, through business method patent protection.
The practice specializes in the following areas:
- Patent Litigation, Licensing and Prosecution
- Intellectual Property Transactional Due Diligence
- Trademark and Copyright Litigation, Licensing Prosecution
- Computer/Internet-Related IP Issues
Speaker/Moderator, Patent Basics for Inventors and Entrepreneurs: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Invention As You Build Your Business, The New York City Bar Association (June 2010).
Chair of the 2000 Member Intellectual Property Law Section, New York State Bar Association.
Work cited in a U.S. Supreme Court decision, the dissent in Florida Prepaid v. College Savings Bank, 527 U.S. 627 (1999). The work was an article published in Patent Profiles, 13 Computer Law Strategist, No. 9, p. 8 (1997).
Mr. Chakansky is rated AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5) as an attorney by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, its highest rating. For more information about the rating, please view the Martindale-Hubbell online listing.*