George Likourezos Partner

George Likourezos is a partner who joined the firm in 2002. His practice encompasses all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law. He has expertise in analyzing patents and IP portfolios in connection with litigation, mergers and acquisitions, product clearance investigations, patentability studies, preparing legal opinions, and for advising R&D teams.  His clients are involved in a wide range of technologies from communication systems and computer architecture to the electromechanical arts and software. His trademark practice includes all phases of trademark prosecution, including preparing trademark opinions, non-disclosure and licensing agreements.

Mr. Likourezos has over 20 years of experience procuring IP protection for inventors, small businesses, universities and corporate clients, including many Fortune 500 companies. Naturally talented in math and science, his studies led him to simultaneously earn a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in Operations Management at Polytechnic University (now NYU Tandon School of Engineering).  Mr. Likourezos earned his J.D. at Touro Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.

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Education

  • Touro College,  Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., 1995
  • Polytechnic University (now NYU Tandon Polytechnic School of Engineering), 1992
    • Master of Science, Operations Management
    • Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities

  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • C3-U.S. Arab Business Summit Moderator of the IP Panel, 2013-15
  • ADDAPT (addaptny.com), Board Member
  • Long Island Capital Alliance (www.licapital.org), Board Member
  • Touro Law School Alumni Advisory Council
  • The Hellenic Lawyers Association
  • Long Island Greek American Chamber of Commerce

Expertise and Approach

Mr. Likourezos utilizes his technical and legal expertise to help a variety of entities procure IP protection. He focuses a portion of his practice in assisting and advising inventors and small businesses protect their innovations, and obtain necessary financing to have their products developed and gain entry into the marketplace. Mr. Likourezos has a unique ability to understand the novel aspects of technologies and maintains an extensive network of professionals and associations that assist inventors and small businesses commercialize and monetize their innovations and technologies.

IP Due Diligence

Mr. Likourezos conducts validity studies and due diligence investigations and prepares related patent opinions. He also conducts trademark due diligence and clearance searches and prepares opinions on trade dress and trademark infringement.