Donovan & Yee LLP practices exclusively in the area of intellectual property. Our firm handles trademark, copyright, unfair competition and related matters, including rights clearance, registration and maintenance, licensing, enforcement and litigation worldwide.
Since 1997, the firm has served clients in virtually every type of industry, including consumer goods, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, publishing, fashion, luxury goods, sports, finance, food and beverage, and communications, from its offices located in the SoHo district of Manhattan. We have been named a "go to" firm by Fortune 100 companies as reported in IP Law & Business and have been named as the "Top Small Law Firm in New York for Intellectual Property" (2011) by Super Lawyers.
We provide sophisticated legal services of the highest quality with the personal attention that only a boutique firm can provide. Our size allows us to develop a close working relationship with clients and a good understanding of their business needs. We know the tools to help build, protect and enhance the value of brands and content. Our attorneys have decades of collective experience across various industries that enables us to construct practical solutions to complex intellectual property issues.
We understand the need for value and that legal work can be expensive. Our size allows us to offer competitive flat fees and rates, and to work with clients on budgets to ensure they achieve their goals in a cost-effective manner.
Our firm is committed to a collegial and inclusionary approach in a workplace that nurtures talent and mutual respect. We encourage commitment to the community, including pro bono services to several charities.
- Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)
- American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
- New York Women's Bar Association (NWBA)
- Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
- New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)