Michael R. Graif

Adjunct Professor of Law

Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle


LL.B. 1991, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

B.S.E. 1988, University of Pennsylvania, The Moore School of Electrical Engineering

Areas of Expertise

Intellectual Property
Social Media Law
Trademark Law


Mr. Graif is a Partner at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP and the Chair of the Intellectual Property Group. He focuses his practice on trademark enforcement, licensing, social media and copyright matters. He has represented clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, advising them on strategic acquisitions, global licensing programs and protecting their IP rights. He has appeared on TV and has been quoted extensively in the press, and was named as an expert in trademark enforcement in New York by the World Trademark Review WTR 1000.


Michael received a BSE in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from the University of Toronto.

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