Matthew S. Makover is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department in New York. Mr. Makover's focus includes intellectual property transactions and counseling. Mr. Makover has advised on intellectual property matters involving the sale and licensing of software, patents, trademarks and copyrights (including media content) and has experience with both private and public mergers and acquisitions, financings and capital market transactions. Mr. Makover also has experience structuring and negotiating project and commercial agreements. Mr. Makover has worked with a number of clients in the entertainment, media, software, art, sports, consumer products, manufacturing, telecommunications, gaming and fashion industries.
Mr. Makover is a member of the firm’s trademark prosecution practice and prosecutes trademarks for clients in the entertainment, art, spirits/winery, financial, cryptocurrency, technology, private equity, and insurance industries, as well as numerous pro bono clients. Mr. Makover also advises clients on IP prosecution and enforcement strategy, acquisitions, and ownership structures.