Ariel E. Ronneburger is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property departments and additionally is the partner in charge of the firm’s E-Discovery Department. She focuses her practice on intellectual property, and litigation-related matters. Ariel routinely advises clients on trademark clearance issues, maintenance of trademark rights, licensing issues, and enforcement of rights against third parties. Ariel works with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the handling and filing of trademark applications, and manages large portfolios of trademarks for a variety of clients.
Ariel played a role in the firm becoming a registered agent with the Trademark Clearinghouse, and she advises clients with regard to Trademark Clearinghouse registrations, top-level domain registrations, and protecting trademarks from misuse with these new domains. Her intellectual property practice also includes representing clients in trademark and copyright infringement matters in both federal court and before administrative tribunals, and advising clients on issues related to copyrights and the protection of intellectual property on social media. Previous to attending law school, Ariel earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field of Neurobiology.
Ariel served as the Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee from 2015-2018, on its Board of Directors from 2018-2021, and is currently co-chair of its Women in the Law Committee.