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JMBM Lawyer Rod Berman Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal “Who’s Who in LA Law: Angelenos to Know in Intellectual Property Law”

LOS ANGELES — Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Rod Berman, Chairperson of JMBM’s Intellectual Property Department, has been included in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Who’s Who in LA Law: Angelenos to Know in Intellectual Property Law.”

“Rod is a top-notch lawyer and we appreciate all he does for our clients and the Firm,” said JMBM managing partner, Bruce Jeffer.

Berman’s practice focuses on patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition and internet responsibilities and his clients represent a broad range of industries. He has worked on matters involving pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, computer-related business methods, dietary and nutritional supplements, food and restaurants, apparel, beauty care, polymers, pressure sensors, inflatables, medical devices, bicycles, jewelry, packaging, automotive, sports and entertainment, special effects, toys, and insecticides, among others.

“IP law continues to evolve and is incredibly dynamic, which keeps my law practice fresh and stimulating,” said Berman. “Every company I represent has specific needs, and every product or process brings unique challenges and issues. I am grateful to my clients for bringing me such interesting work over the years.”

As noted by the Los Angeles Business Journal, “Berman’s activity in the IP arena in the past 2 years includes representing public company Cherokee Inc. in its multi-million dollar acquisition of the worldwide rights to the famous LIZ LANGE brand and related licensing from the LLM Management Company, an affiliate of Bluestar Alliance.”

Previously, Berman was included in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles,” as well as in the Daily Journal’s list of “Top 30 Intellectual Property Lawyers” in California.

About JMBM’s Intellectual Property Department
JMBM’s Intellectual Property Department handles patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, trade dress, trade secrets and related licensing and litigation. The attorneys in JMBM’s IP Group have extensive experience spanning the industrial spectrum with issues such as individual name and likeness and products ranging from apparel, games and cosmetics to medical devices, pharmaceuticals and digital media content. For more information, visit

Rod S. Berman