NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP today announced that Tamara Carmichael will join the firm as partner in the Intellectual Property and Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practices. Ms. Carmichael joins Olshan from Loeb & Loeb LLP where she was a partner in the New York office. She counsels clients on trademark, advertising and unfair competition matters and in the protection of their valuable intellectual property assets.
"We are delighted to welcome Tami to Olshan," said Steven R. Gursky, co-administrative partner at Olshan. "Having Tami onboard as a joint partner with the Intellectual Property and Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practices will serve our clients well given the increasingly frequent intersection between these two areas. She brings a range of experience in intellectual property across the board that will be highly beneficial to our clients."
Ms. Carmichael also advises clients on compliance with the FTC and other regulatory agencies and represents them in deceptive and unfair advertising disputes in state and federal court and before the Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Division. She handles all stages of trademark and copyright prosecution, branding initiatives, commercialization of intellectual property rights, licensing, and portfolio management, and oversees trademark clearance and domestic and foreign portfolios for a broad range of industries, including media and entertainment, retail, textile and apparel.
"Tami's expertise is the perfect fit for our rapidly growing practice," said Andrew B. Lustigman, chair of Olshan's Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice. "Our clients' needs are constantly evolving within an accelerated market."
Ms. Carmichael is a member of the International Trademark Association, the American Bar Association Intellectual Property section, the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property section, and the Florida Bar Intellectual Property section. Ms. Carmichael received her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law where she was an Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Entertainment and Sports Law Review and served on the Executive Board for the University of Miami Business Law Journal. She received her B.A. from Stetson University.
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs in their most significant transactions, problems and opportunities. Olshan's clients range from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies worldwide. Clients choose Olshan for innovative strategies and sophisticated, game-changing advice in corporate, securities law, equity investment and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and advertising. Since its founding, Olshan has offered an alternative to the AmLaw 50 law firm business model with responsive, independent and client-focused legal counsel provided by the firm's senior lawyers.
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