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Admitted to Practice

  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2008

George P. Wukoson

WukosonGeorge
Associate
T212.603.6479
F212.489.8340

George Wukoson focuses his practice on federal trademark, copyright, and anti-counterfeiting litigation, trademark prosecution, and trademark opposition and cancellation actions. He also counsels clients on issues involving brand management and enforcement, copyrights, domain name disputes, social and digital media, and intellectual property licensing. In addition, he is a commercial litigator with experience representing individuals and corporations in complex commercial and civil litigations, as well as securities cases, government investigations, and white-collar matters.

Representative Experience

Indy Founders LLC v. Vox Media Inc.

Defending Vox Media in a trademark infringement action arising from parties’ use of VERGE-derived trademarks in internet media. (S.D. Ind. Ongoing)

China Central Television et al. v. Create New Technology et al.

Represented Chinese television broadcasters and DISH Network in copyright and trademark infringement action against manufacturer and distributor of “TVpad” set-top box, found to stream infringing content to users in the United States; secured award of $55 million in damages. Litigating related case in bankruptcy court. (C.D. Cal. 2017; M.D. Fla. Bankr. Ongoing)

Klipsch Group, Inc. v. Big Box Store Limited, et al.

Representing consumer electronics plaintiff in action against Chinese-based large-scale online vendors of counterfeit goods. Obtained sanctions for spoliation of evidence, which are currently contested on appeal. (S.D.N.Y. and 2nd Cir. Ongoing)

Advanced Access Content System Licensing Administrator, LLC v. Lanny Shen d/b/a DVDFab and Fengtao Software, Inc., et al.

Representing AACS LA—whose members are motion picture content providers, consumer electronics manufacturers, and information technology companies—in action alleging violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s anti-circumvention provisions to obtain remedies from a U.S. court against operators of overseas websites selling copy-protection circumvention software. Obtained a preliminary injunction affirmed by 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. (S.D.N.Y. and 2nd Cir. Ongoing)

UPI Marketing Corp. v. Alberto Flecha et al.

Pursuing claims of trade secret misappropriation and breach of fiduciary duty by marketing company against former employee and competitor. (N.Y. Sup. Court 2015)

Juicy Couture Inc. v. Bella International Limited, et al.

Represented plaintiff seeking to enjoin sales and advertising by Hong Kong defendant with over 30 knock-off JUICY GIRL stores in Hong Kong and mainland China of goods bearing counterfeits of plaintiff’s marks. Obtained order preliminarily enjoining such sales and advertising, including language specifically ordering Twitter and Facebook to cease services to defendant. (S.D.N.Y. 2015)

Institute for New Economic Thinking, Inc. v. Glow Media & Marketing, Inc. et al

Represented not-for-profit in litigation over return of domain names from consultant. (S.D.N.Y. 2015)

Additional Qualifications

  • Associate, Dechert LLP, New York, N.Y., 2008-2012

Professional & Community Activities

  • Young Practitioners Committee, International Trademark Association, 2016-2017
  • Internet & Privacy Law Committee, New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Cyberspace Law Committee, New York County Lawyers’ Association

Professional Recognition

  • Pro Bono Publico Award, Legal Aid Society, 2009, 2011 and 2013
George Wukoson recipent of the lagal aid society's 2013 Pro Bono Publico Award
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