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Practice Areas: Federal Litigation, Trademark and Trade Dress; Copyright; Design Protection; Serious Personal Injuries

We also have started a new division handling Texting While Driving matters in NYC Courts due to the seriousness of the offense and its impact on driving records.   Recently the NYS Legislature increased the penalties for 1st time violations to 5 points and possible suspension for 2nd violations.

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Biography of John P. Bostany.

Admitted: New York, Minnesota and New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, District of New Jersey, District of Colorado and Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third and Seventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: Boston College, J.D.

College: New York University, B.A., Economics/Computer Science.  Top 1% in Class for Economics

Biography: Founders Day Scholar NYU, Int'l Economics Honor Society, NYU. Emergency Medical Technician, 1995-2003.  Approved for Legal Referals in areas of Intellectual Property, Business Formation and Advice, Tort-Negligence by The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Employment:  Federal Reserve Bank of New York-Analyst; Hon. Robert J. Ward, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York; Townley & Updike, N.Y., N.Y. (Tiffany, Lifesavers, Jaguar Cars and Rudolf Wolf Securities); Cullen & Dykman, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Brooklyn Union Gas Company, Greenpoint Savings Bank); Cozen O'Connor LLP, Philadelphia, PA (Colonial Penn Insurance Company).

Member: INTA (International Trademark Association); American Bar Association

Languages: Spanish

Reported Cases: U.S. v D&K America, Inc.2014 WL 122254 (W.D.N.Y. 2014); MPD v. Urban Outfitters, 2013 WL 5647430 (S.D.N.Y. 2013);  Lee v. Charles, 986 F.Supp.2d 277 (S.D.N.Y. 2013); MPD v. Target, 2013 WL 1200359 (S.D.N.Y. 2013); GMA v. Dorfman-Pacific, 2012 WL 899385 (S.D.N.Y. 2012); U.S. v. Burberry, 2012 WL 5398676 (W.D.N.Y. 2012); DEER v. Alfred Little, 938 NYS2d 767 (Sup. NY 2012);  GMA v. Electric Wonderland, 2011 WL 5155202 (S.D.N.Y. 2011); GMA v. Charlotte B, 2011 WL 4790615 (S.D.N.Y. 2011); GMA v. Jill Stuart, 2008 WL 5693768 (S.D.N.Y. 2008); Audrey Quock v. Victoria Secret, 2006 WL 2943164 (2d Cir. 2006); Burrowes v. Bad Boy Entertainment, RICO Bus.Disp.Guide 10,846 (2d Cir. 2005); Tormenia v. First Investors Realty, 251 F.3d. 128 (3d. Cir. 2000); Palazzo v. Corio, 232 F.3d. 38 (2d. Cir. 2000); Langman Fabrics v. Graff Californiawear, Inc., 160 F.3d 106 (2d Cir. 1998); Ty, Inc. v. GMA, 132 F.3d 1167 (7th Cir. 1997); GMA v. DML Marketing Group, 229 F.R.D. 71 (S.D.N.Y. 2005); Barton Southern Co. v. Manhole Barrier, 318 F.Supp. 2d 1174 (N.D. Ga. 2004); Burrowes v. Sean Combs, 312 F.Supp. 449 (S.D.N.Y. 2004); Ulloa v. Universal Music Group and Jay Z, 303 F.Supp. 2d 409 (S.D.N.Y. 2004); Webb v. AAA Mid-Atlantic Ins., 348 F.Supp.2d 324 (D.N.J. 2004); Calabro v. Stone, 224 F.R.D. 532 (E.D.N.Y. 2004); Walia v. Purmasir & Associates, Inc., 160 F.Supp.2d 380 (E.D.N.Y. 2000); GMA v. Idea Nuova, Inc., 157 F.Supp.2d 234 (S.D.N.Y. 2000); Scott v. USAA Cas. Ins., 98 F. Supp.2d 283 (E.D.N.Y. 2000); Langman Fabrics v. Samsung America, Inc., 997 F.Supp. 479, (S.D.N.Y. 1998); Delmage v. Corio, 204 F.R.D. 639 (E.D.N.Y. 1998); Boothe v. TRW Credit Data, 768 F.Supp. 434 (S.D.N.Y. 1991); Jameer v. Fine Fare Express, Inc., 279 A.D.2d 256, 719 N.Y.S.2d 36 (1st Dept. 2001); Aboelkher v. Ryder Truck Rental, 268 A.D.2d. 397, 701 N.Y.S.2d 621 (2nd Dept. 2000); GRE Ins. Group v. GMA, 180 Misc.2d 927, 691 N.Y.S.2d 224 (N.Y. Sup. 1998)

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