AES New York 2018 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP - New York, NY, USA
Mark Rifkin, a senior partner of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP in New York, has more than three decades of experience in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts across the country. In 2016, Mr. Rifkin led the team that successfully invalidated the copyright to "Happy Birthday" and in 2018, his team invalidated the copyright to "We Shall Overcome." Mr. Rifkin was named a "Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar" by Law360® and has been hailed as a "Trailblazer in Intellectual Property" by the National Law Journal®.
Mr. Rifkin lectures frequently to business and professional organizations on a variety of business, intellectual property, and shareholder matters. He appears regularly in print and broadcast media on law-related topics in intellectual property, securities, antitrust, regulatory, and enforcement matters.
Mr. Rifkin earned his AB from Princeton University in 1982 and his JD from Villanova Law School ion 1985.
PD04: Patents and Other Key Legal Topics (Presenter)