Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Edward E. Vassallo is involved in all aspects of patent, trademark and unfair competition litigation, including trials and appeals, in the chemical, mechanical and computer fields, and in oppositions, licensing and opinion work, for clients including S.C. Johnson & Son, Electrolux, Phillips-Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Inc., Johnson Outdoors, Dreyfus, Revlon, Exxon and IBM. Mr. Vassallo also has had extensive experience in advising clients regarding the intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He is past president of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.
Mr. Vassallo is listed in the International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers, was named by Euromoney Legal Media Group as one of the world's leading trademark law practitioners in 2003, 2006, 2008, and 2009 editions and was selected as a leading intellectual property law practitioner in every edition since 2003 of the Best Lawyers in America. He was also listed in Legal 500 2008-2011 for Trademarks: litigation and 2012 for Patent litigation: full coverage, Trademarks: litigation and Trademarks: non-contentious (full coverage) as “absolutely outstanding – he is thoughtful, considered, courteous and impressively prepared.” He was also listed as a Top New York City Intellectual Property Litigator in the 2006-2011 issues of Super Lawyers: New York Metro Edition. Mr. Vassallo was recognized in the PLC Which Lawyer 2011 edition a top IP non-patent litigation attorney.