IP Lawyers Take Active Role Against Counterfeiters

Law360, New York (July 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In his ongoing quest to confiscate counterfeit merchandise and defend his clients’ brands, intellectual property lawyer Bart A. Lazar has been physically threatened and attacked by guard dogs.

But these intimidation tactics have not stopped this Seyfarth Shaw LLP partner from personally serving sellers of knockoff Motorola, Playboy, Chanel and other goods with more than 100 seizure orders in multiple states over the last 20 years.

As the multibillion-dollar counterfeiting underworld looms large as a force to be reckoned with, some IP lawyers are going to...
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