Primary Practice AreasIntellectual Property
Trademarks and Brands
Entertainment, Music and Sports
EDUCATIONUniversite De Paris I,
Pantheon Sorbonne, 2000
International and Comparative Corporate Law Certificate, Corporate Law
Cornell University Law School, 1999 - 2000
L.L.M. Degree, Focused on Contract, Corporate, Intellectual Property and ADR
Universidad Iberoamericana (Unibe), 1995 - 1998
Doctor en Derecho Degree (J.D. Equivalent).
Magna Cum Laude
ADMISSIONSNew York State
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Ms. Perdomo focuses her practice on intellectual property, corporate and commercial matters involving copyrights, trademarks, patents, false advertising, technology, digital media, music publishing, licensing, publicity rights, live events, table-top and video games. Francelina represents authors, content creators and developers, music publishing, record and production companies in their ongoing business affairs. She often servers as outside general counsel to companies handling a variety of intellectual property and commercial matters.
Ms. Perdomo effectively works with her clients in creating and implementing strategic and cost- effective solutions to protect and enforce their rights. Francelina’s commercial litigation experience in state and federal courts as well as before administrative agencies such as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) makes her a powerful resource to her clients. Her litigation experience, combined with her in-depth understanding of licensing, publishing and distribution rights enables Ms. Perdomo to swiftly handle complex intellectual property matters.
Ms. Perdomo understands the growing need of individuals and businesses for intellectual property advise in the current digital market. Her legal approach is tailored to promote the effective commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights while protecting and defending those rights against potential infringers. She also assists her clients with royalty collection claims as well as registrations and monetization of intellectual property assets. Francelina understands the importance of the commercial implications involving the multiple revenue streams that trademark and copyright portfolios create through licensing and joint venture agreements. Ms. Perdomo leads a team of distinguished legal professionals dedicated to the success of creative individual entrepreneurs and businesses in the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Perdomo also handles to cross-border commercial transactions between legal entities and individuals of multiple jurisdictions.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPSABA, Intellectual Property Section
International Trademark Association(INTA)
Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Industrial(ASIPI)
New York County Lawyers Asociation
Women in Film and Television
Women in Music
LANGUAGEFluent in Spanish
- 3M Trademark Claims Stemming from the COVID-19 Crisis
A recent lawsuit, stemming out of the COVID-19 crisis, demonstrates an egregious case of a company improperly using the brand name of another company to profit from the association with the brand, and demonstrates the need for trademark owners to closely monitor how other companies are using their name.
- Patent Filings — Extensions, Modifications and Waivers due to COVID-19
For information related to patent filings, extensions, modifications and waivers due to the COVID-19 outbreak please visit: https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Patents%20CARES%20Act.pdf
- Trademark Filing Extensions Due To The COVID-19 Crisis
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is extending trademark filing and fees provided anyone seeking advantage of the extension shows that it has been personally affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The USPTO will continue to accept new applications with examiners working remotely.
- Copyright Office Introduced Emergency Modifications for Persons Affected by COVID-19
Electronic filing before the Copyright Office is still available during the COVID-19 national emergency. However, the Copyright Office recently introduced emergency modifications for persons affected by COVID-19 which will be in effect until May 12, 2020, unless the Copyright Office issues an announcement stating that the period of disruption has ended or that another extension is necessary. For additional information related to copyright filings, extensions and modifications due to the COVID-19 outbreak please visit: https://www.copyright.gov/coronavirus/