Attorneys

Kristian E. Ziegler

Kristian E. Ziegler

Associate

Office: Albany | 518-452-5600 linkedin

kristian.ziegler@nullhrfmlaw.com | vCard

Kristian’s intellectual property law practice includes all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law but is primarily directed to patent prosecution.  His experience includes patent preparation and prosecution in the mechanical, medical device, business method and electrical arts; conducting patent searches and drafting clearance and patentability opinions; trademark and copyright preparation and prosecution; assisting in patent, trademark and copyright litigation; and, advising clients on issues of intellectual property law.  Kris is a member of the firm’s Mechanical, and Medical Products & Technology practice groups.

Before joining the firm, Kris worked in the intellectual property practice group at McCarter & English, LLP in Connecticut.  He received his Juris Doctor from Pace School of Law in White Plains, New York. While attending law school, Kris interned at IBM in the Sales and Distribution Legal Department.

Kris is a big fan of the NY Jets and enjoys gardening and the outdoors.

Embedding a Tweet Could Now Constitute Copyright Infringement, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, February 2018

"Monkey Selfie" Copyright case Settles, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, October 2017

Allergan and New York Native American Tribe Partner to Protect Drug Patents, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, September 2017

Zeppelin’s Big “Stairway” Win Heavenly to the Music Community, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, September 2016

 

    • Pace School of Law, J.D.
    • Villanova University, Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering

 

 

    • New York State Bar
    • New Jersey State Bar
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

 

 

  • Overview

    Kristian’s intellectual property law practice includes all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law but is primarily directed to patent prosecution.  His experience includes patent preparation and prosecution in the mechanical, medical device, business method and electrical arts; conducting patent searches and drafting clearance and patentability opinions; trademark and copyright preparation and prosecution; assisting in patent, trademark and copyright litigation; and, advising clients on issues of intellectual property law.  Kris is a member of the firm’s Mechanical, and Medical Products & Technology practice groups.

    Before joining the firm, Kris worked in the intellectual property practice group at McCarter & English, LLP in Connecticut.  He received his Juris Doctor from Pace School of Law in White Plains, New York. While attending law school, Kris interned at IBM in the Sales and Distribution Legal Department.

    Kris is a big fan of the NY Jets and enjoys gardening and the outdoors.

  • Publications

    Embedding a Tweet Could Now Constitute Copyright Infringement, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, February 2018

    "Monkey Selfie" Copyright case Settles, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, October 2017

    Allergan and New York Native American Tribe Partner to Protect Drug Patents, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, September 2017

    Zeppelin’s Big “Stairway” Win Heavenly to the Music Community, The Daily Record IP Frontiers, September 2016

     

  • Education
      • Pace School of Law, J.D.
      • Villanova University, Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering

     

     

  • Admissions
      • New York State Bar
      • New Jersey State Bar
      • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
      • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey