Matthew Asbell is a partner in the New York office of Ladas & Parry.
He assists clients in clearing, obtaining, enforcing, and defending trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world. In addition, he provides advice on patents, copyrights, domain names, and other related areas. With prior background in the entertainment industry, information technology, and medicine, he is comfortable working with a wide range of clients in diverse industries. In addition, his certifications as a Social Media Strategist and Master Instructor equip him to handle complex intellectual property matters arising in the Web 2.0 space.
Asbell frequently collaborates on and authors articles on intellectual property on subjects ranging from social media and domain names to licensing, branding, and information technology. He is an active speaker and lecturer and is a frequent moderator and panelist at ABA, INTA, and other conferences. Asbell co-produced a series of five informational videos for the American Bar Association that illustrate intellectual property rights in different settings.
Asbell received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University and attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now part of Drexel University). He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Acquisitions Editor of the top-ranked Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. As an active alumnus, he serves on the Alumni Executive Committee, chairs the Alumni Intellectual Property Practice Group, and mentors numerous young attorneys and law students.