Overview

Ron Abramson is a litigator with many years of experience in the software, telecommunications and Internet industries.  Mr. Abramson is recognized by Super Lawyers as a top-rated intellectual property litigation attorney in New York.  His practice focuses primarily on patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret litigation and related strategic counseling, negotiations, and transactions.  He is most at home tearing apart complex technology law problems and crafting creative solutions.   His matters have involved litigation over intellectual property and ownership rights in streaming media, computer languages and algorithms, telecommunications protocols and technology, and have also included brand protection, antipiracy, computer security, literary works, music, and the performing arts.  He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and experienced in prosecution of applications in that office, as well as IPR, reexamination, reissue and similar administrative proceedings.  Mr. Abramson is also experienced in arbitration and ADR and has served as a commercial arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Abramson has also had considerable general litigation experience, as well as pro bono involvement in family law, criminal and civil rights cases, including a class action on behalf of battered immigrant women challenging systematic wrongful denial of Medicaid, cash assistance and food stamp benefits by the City and State of New York due to errors in their computer systems.  He serves on the Board of Directors for New York Legal Assistance Group, a New York non-profit that provides legal services to the poor and disadvantaged.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, 1998-2001, Committee on Patent Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Chair, 1991-1994, Committee on Computer Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, Committee on Intellectual Property, U.S. Council for International Business

Publications & Events

In the News

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., High Honors, 1976); Law Review: Rutgers Law Journal (Notes & Comments Editor 1975-1976)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( B.S., Chemistry, 1970)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey