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Arthur J. Jacobs

Arthur J. Jacobs

New York, New York

ARTHUR J. JACOBS, the Firm's founding partner, is a graduate of the City College of New York and the Cornell Law School.  Mr. Jacobs is well known for his knowledge of trademark, copyright, defamation, new media, and corporate and transactional matters, particularly in the areas and fields of publishing, the Internet, e-publishing, television, film and the media, in addition to his extensive litigation and trial experience.  Mr. Jacobs has also lectured attorneys and law school students in the fields of intellectual property and publishing law, and has continuously represented publishers, authors and filmmakers for over 40 years.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Intellectual Property, including Trademarks and Copyright
  • Publishing (Traditional and Online)
  • Licensing
  • Software Development and Licensing
  • Entertainment
  • Media Law
  • Television
  • Film
  • Prepublication Counseling
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1973
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 1992


  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    • LL.B. - 1967
  • City College, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1964

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York