Mark Puzella is a Principal in Fish & Richardson's Boston office. His practice focuses on trademark, copyright, false advertising, and licensing disputes. He has handled numerous lawsuits in federal and state courts nationwide, and has significant experience practicing before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Mr. Puzella is the author of "Bing's Video Preview Feature Stretches Fair Use - But Too Far?" (MLRC Media Law Letter, June 2009), and co-author of "What's Fair in Love and War: Copyright, Fair Use and News Aggregation on the Web" (MLRC Media Law Letter, April 2009), and "News Aggregation Issues Joined, But Not Resolved: A Review of Past and Pending Litigation Worldwide" (MLRC Bulletin, September 2009).
The World Trademark Review WTR 1000, a peer and client surveyed listing, identified Mr. Puzella as a leading trademark practitioner in 2011, 2012, and 2013. In 2011, WTR 1000 characterized Mr. Puzella’s litigation work as “incredibly impressive.” In 2012, WTR 1000 further praised Mr. Puzella as “highly recommended” for court room work. In 2011, The Legal 500, another peer and client survey, identified Mr. Puzella as a “notable practitioner” who is “smart, creative, and anticipate[s] everything.” In 2012, Legal 500 reported that he “has a quick grasp on trademark law and procedure” and “can be the ‘brains’ behind a team effort.” Mr. Puzella was also recognized as a Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyer “Rising Star” by Law & Politics and Boston Magazine (2006-2008; 2011).