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John Rosenthal is a seasoned litigator who has significant experience in a wide variety of practice areas before State and Federal Courts, and other types of tribunals throughout the country, including the USPTO and the TTAB. His litigation and appellate work includes general business disputes, personal injury defense, issues relating to internet marketing under Federal and State law, intellectual property matters (trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets), ADA issues, employment matters (discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation) and insurance coverage disputes. He has represented several famous artists in the protection of their artwork, and the licensing of such art.
Prior to joining Vanderford & Ruiz, LLP, Mr. Rosenthal worked as a commercial litigator at several prominent law firms in California and New York. Mr. Rosenthal also clerked for Federal Judges Hon. Richard Enslen, and Hon. Robert Bell, as well as California Superior Court Judge Peggy Hora.
His publications include: Steering Clear of Email Marketing Penalties, Westchester Magazine (2016); Case Note: The Rosolowski Case, Cal. Business Law New (2015); Privacy Rights of Employees in the Modern Workplace, NYSBA Torts Section (2011); Batson Revisited, 33 Seton Hall Law Review 67 (2002); Clear and Convincing to Who?, 75 Notre Dame Law Review 1409 (2000); Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Drug Treatment Court Movement, 74 Notre Dame Law Review 439 (1999).
Mr. Rosenthal received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Univ. of California, at Berkeley, in May 1987. After graduating from college, Mr. Rosenthal served as an officer in the U.S. Marines Corp in aviation related specialties until August 1995.
Mr. Rosenthal was awarded his Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1999, graduating cum laude, and was the Practice and Procedure Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.
Mr. Rosenthal was admitted to the California Bar in 2000, and the New York Bar in 2002, as well as being admitted to practice before the United State Federal Court for the Central District of California, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.