Stefan Mentzer

Partner at White & Case LLP

Stefan Mentzer litigates complex civil and IP matters for a wide range of clients, including pharmaceutical, life sciences, technology, media, e-commerce, retail, automobile, consumer products, manufacturing and financial services companies.

His areas of focus include trademarks, copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets and music licensing, and he regularly advises clients on strategies for managing IP-related risks. Mr Mentzer has extensive experience in bench and jury trials and appeals, and has practised in federal and state courts and in administrative proceedings before the US International Trade Commission, the Copyright Office and the Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr Mentzer has served as chair of the Copyright Law Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association – a 15,000-member national bar association.

Mr Mentzer is based in the New York office of White & Case and is a member of the firm’s global IP practice. He received his JD from Georgetown University Law Centre, cum laude, as well as his BA from Yale University, cum laude, with distinction in his major (history).

He is admitted to practise in New York State and before the US District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the US District Court of New Mexico, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Supreme Court.

Sample client list

  • Avon
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Gore Vidal Revocable Trust
  • Honda
  • Pfizer
  • Sandoz
  • Sears
  • Sony
  • The Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation
  • Walmart

Firm details

White & Case LLP
1221 Avenue of The Americas
New York NY 10020-1095
United States

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