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March 30, 2017 – André Castaybert, principal attorney at CASTAYBERT PLLC, has received a 2017 Martindale Hubbell peer review AV rating of “Preeminent” in ethical standards and legal ability for the past three years.

Category: Commercial Litigation

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On July 13, 2016, the firm’s principal, Andre Castaybert, attended the Midsummer Dinner to raise funds for SHORE (Sheltering the Homeless Is Our Responsibility, Inc,) and honoring the work of Joan Arnold and St. Augustine Church in Larchmont, where And …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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April 6, 2016 – André Castaybert, principal attorney at CASTAYBERT PLLC, has received a 2016 Martindale Hubbell peer review AV rating of “Preeminent” in ethical standards and legal ability for the past two years.

Category: Commercial Litigation

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April 5, 2016 – André Castaybert has received over 200K views of his Fashion Law, Intellectual Property and Art Law curated content on Scoop It. Using Scoop It, André is able to keep himself and his clients and other followers informed about the very l …

Category: Art Law | Fashion Law | Intellectual Property Law

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CASTAYBERT PLLC is pleased to welcome Karen E. Clarke as Of Counsel to the firm, specializing in business and commercial litigation. Ms. Clarke has over 25 years of experience as a commercial litigator, previously practicing in the New York office of P …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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André Castaybert volunteered as a judge for the Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition at New York University School of Law on Tuesday, October 13. The problem was prepared by Michael Lombardi, a 3L on the Moot Court Board, on the Microsoft Ireland Wa …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Corporate

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André Castaybert attended ‘Litigating Construction Project Disputes’ on October 5, 2015, a program sponsored by the Construction Law and State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committees of the NYC Bar. Program Chair Virginia K. Trunkes, of Ganfer & …

Category: Retail and Office Leasing

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Andre Castaybert attended the launch event ‘Awaken Your Inner Rockstar,’ this past week at Studio 450 Penthouse in Manhattan to celebrate the dynamic partnership between friend Margo Manhattan, designer of celebrity-favorite jewelry line Margo Manhatta …

Category: Fashion Law | Intellectual Property Law

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Andre Castaybert attended the rooftop event hosted by Maker’s Row last night in Brooklyn, celebrating their success and providing a platform for brands and designers, passionate about manufacturing in the U.S., to share their brand stories. For anyone …

Category: Art Law | Fashion Law | Intellectual Property Law

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September 29, 2015 – CASTAYBERT PLLC is pleased to welcome Richard B. Friedman as Counsel to the firm. Richard specializes in the areas of commercial and employment ligation. Richard is the managing attorney of his own firm, Richard Friedman PLLC, wher …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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Over the past year, Steve Levy, of counsel to Castaybert PLLC, has achieved the milestone of reaching a quarter century in his practice of trademark and intellectual property law. Steve has also continued to be a frequent speaker on the subject with a …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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June 19, 2015 – André Castaybert attended the 10th Annual Lawyering in the Fashion Industry program sponsored by the New York City Bar Center for CLE. The program focused on licensing, trademark protection, and provided practical insights on how to str …

Category: Business Transactions | Commercial Litigation | Fashion Law

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June 11, 2015 – André Castaybert attended the program sponsored by the Center for Art Law and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) focusing on the basics and pitfalls of forming nonprofit organizations and fundraising for the arts, with discussion topi …

Category: Art Law | Pro Bono

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June 8, 2015 – André Castaybert, principal attorney at CASTAYBERT PLLC, recently completed the MediateArt™ Training Program with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) of New York. The VLA’s MediateArt™ Training Program is an intensive arts and entertain …

Category: Art Law | Pro Bono

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June 8, 2015 – André Castaybert, principal attorney at CASTAYBERT PLLC, has received a Martindale Hubbell peer review AV rating of “Preeminent” in ethical standards and legal ability for the past two years.

Category: Commercial Litigation

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June 8, 2015 – CASTAYBERT PLLC is pleased to welcome Scott A. Klion as Counsel to the firm, specializing in commercial office and retail leasing.  Mr. Klion has over 25 years of experience negotiating and preparing agreements for the lease, constructio …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Corporate

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April 14, 2015 – For you to follow news about fashion start-ups, accelerators and incubators, CASTAYBERT PLLC has created a Scoop It account collecting the most up-do-date news on the subject from sources across the Web. This link will take you directl …

Category: Business Transactions | Commercial Litigation | Fashion Law

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March 26, 2015 – Andre Castaybert participated in a panel discussion on Trademark Law for the Non-IP Attorney on March 26, 2015, along with Stephanie Furgang Adwar, of Furgang and Adwar LLP. Sponsored by the New York City Bar Association Committee on T …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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February 9, 2015 – Andre Castaybert was a panelist at the Annual New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section Meeting on February 9, 2015, along with Victoria A. Cundiff, of Paul Hastings LLP. Andre and Victoria discussed tools for prot …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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January 15, 2015 – Andre gathered with some 200 fellow members and guests of the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) in the contemporary furniture and design showroom Roche Bobois on Madison Avenue for its “Celebrate 2015” New Year Reception. At …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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December 10, 2014 – André Castaybert spoke on December 9, 2014, with other members of the Trademark Committee of the New York City Bar Association on a panel introducing the basics of intellectual property law at the Brooklyn Business and Career Librar …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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December 9, 2014 – André Castaybert attended a reception with Dinah Emsalem, Chief Operating Officer of SMCP Group at Sandro Boutique in New York City’s West Village. Ms. Emsalem is responsible for the operations, development and strategic initiatives …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Fashion Law

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November 20, 2014 –  André Castaybert gave the presentation regarding the basics of trade secret law as part of the introductory continuing legal education program “A Primer on Intellectual Property” that was co-sponsored by the New York State Bar Asso …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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November 7, 2014 –  Andre Castaybert attended the Seminars at Art Law Day co-produced by the Appraisers Association of America and NYU School of Professional Studies.  The keynote speaker, Judith Bresler, provided an overview of the new legislation for …

Category: Art Law

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October 28, 2014 – CASTAYBERT PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Counsel in corporate, intellectual property, employment, and immigration law. Michael Sussman, corporate attorney, brings over 25 years of experience as in-house and private coun …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Corporate | Employment Law | Immigration Law | Intellectual Property Law

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October 23-25, 2014 –  As co-chair of the Trade Secrets Sub-Committee. André Castaybert introduced the trade secrets panel at the New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Fall Meeting focusing on the protection of trade secrets from industr …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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October 17, 2014 – Having received over 17 thousand views, André Castaybert received “Gold Badges” for his Intellectual Property, Fashion Law and Art Law curated content on Scoop It. He received a “Silver Badge” for his Social Media and E-Commerce cura …

Category: Art Law | Fashion Law | Intellectual Property Law

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October 16, 204 – André Castaybert attended a French-American Chamber of Commerce New York Young Executive Committee event at the Arabesque Lounge in midtown Manhattan.  This was a great opportunity to connect with friends and colleagues and share info …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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October 16, 2014 – For you to follow developments in Intellectual Property law and business, CASTAYBERT PLLC has created a Scoop It account collecting the most up-do-date news about “IP, Copyright, Trademark, and Advertising” from sources across the We …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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October 15, 2014 – For you to follow developments in art, gallery, auction and museum law and business news, CASTAYBERT PLLC has created a Scoop It account collecting the most up-do-date news about the art industry from sources across the Web. This lin …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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October 14, 2014 – André Castaybert will be speaking on December 9, 2014, with other members of the Trademark Committee of the New York City Bar Association on a panel introducing the basics of intellectual property law at the Brooklyn Business and Car …

Category: Intellectual Property Law | Pro Bono

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October 9, 2014 – André Castaybert attended the latest in the series of programs sponsored by the French and Italian chambers of commerce exploring trends, opportunities and challenges of luxury brands in France, Italy and The U.S.  The topic on Octobe …

Category: Commercial Litigation | Fashion Law

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October 7, 2014 – André Castaybert has received a Martindale-Hubbell peer review AV rating of “Preeminent” in ethical standards and legal ability for 2014.

Category: Commercial Litigation

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September, 18,2014 – André Castaybert attended the French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Gala in support of the Serge Bellanger French-American MBA Student Scholarship Program.  Over 270 of the most prominent leaders in New York’s French-Ameri …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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September 15, 2014 – For you to follow developments in Fashion Law and Business News, CASTAYBERT PLLC has created a Scoop It account collecting the most up-do-date news about the fashion and apparel industry from sources across the Web.  This link will …

Category: Fashion Law

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September 3, 2014 – André Castaybert has become a member of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.  Established in 1969, VLA is the pioneer in arts-related aid and educational programs about the legal and business issues that affect artist and arts organizati …

Category: Art Law | Pro Bono

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August 20, 2014 – André Castaybert, principal attorney at CASTAYBERT PLLC, has joined the American Constitution Society for Law and Public Policy, a network of legal professionals and policy makers who seek to educate the public and stimulate a healthy …

Category: Pro Bono

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August 18, 2014 – André Castaybert has joined the French American Chamber of Commerce.  The FACC runs programs and serves as an exchange for information among businesses in France and the United States.  Recent panel discussions hosted by the Chamber i …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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Presentations and panel discussions from Texworld USA 2014 are available for viewing at this link. Click in to see and hear professionals from all corners of the fashion industry discuss topics and issues such as best practices, sourcing challenges and …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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On November 20, 2014, Andre Castaybert will be giving the presentation regarding the basics of trade secret law as part of the introductory continuing legal education program “A Primer on Intellectual Property” that is being co-sponsored by the New Yor …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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Day 3 – TexWorld – The seminar “The Future is Now:  New Games & New Rules-Gaining Market Share, the Drivers Impacting Tomorrow’s Apparel Industry,” was a fascinating panel discussion, moderated by Manuela Fassbender, the founder and director of New …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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Day 2 – TEXWORLD USA 2014 The seminar “How to Market Your Fashion Business in Today’s Cluttered World” offered insights into the latest approaches to online and offline marketing.  Speaker Melissa Hall, a consultant and the founder of The Emerging Desi …

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DAY 1 TEXWORLD  – July 22 to 24 Andre Castaybert attended TexWorld USA, the largest sourcing event in North America for apparel fabric buyers, research and product development specialist, designers, merchandisers and overseas sourcing professionals at …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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July 10, 2014 – Andre Castaybert joined former colleagues and other Proskauer alumni at a joint Burberry and Proskauer private event held at the New York flagship store.  The event, which featured cocktails and some gorgeous apparel and accessories fro …

Category: Intellectual Property Law

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Andre Castaybert recently completed the 2014 Fashion Law Bootcamp at the Fashion Institute at Fordham Law School. The seminar reviewed key aspects and applications of intellectual property in the in the world of fashion, including trademark, copyright, …

Category: Commercial Litigation

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