Robert L. Raskopf

Senior Counsel
Area of Focus: Trial & Litigation
Robert L. Raskopf
Senior Counsel

A prominent trial and appellate lawyer with decades of experience driving successful outcomes for clients in the courtroom, Bob’s litigation counsel focuses on intellectual property, media, sports, entertainment, and privacy issues. His representation has covered disputes involving trademarks, false advertising, copyright, defamation, trade libel, First Amendment, privacy/publicity, product configuration and product disparagement, trade dress, trade secrets, and access to courts and governmental proceedings. He has litigated numerous cases through trial and appeal, both jury and non-jury, in state and federal court, and has been counsel of record in over 100 reported decisions. Bob’s litigation experience also includes jury and non-jury trials in areas such as product liability, malpractice, personal injury, and breach of contract.

Bob has represented leading companies across a range of business sectors, with some of his major representative clients including the National Football League, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, Bloomberg, L.P., Fox Broadcasting, ESPN, Comcast, Verizon, Gucci, Colgate-Palmolive, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Coca-Cola, Del Monte, Vimeo, Starwood Hotels, Ticketmaster, Johnson & Johnson, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., Boston College Law Review: Editor, 1976
    Boston College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1973
  • Boston College Law School Alumni Board

    Member, 2017 - present
    President, 2022

    New York Intellectual Property Law Association
    Copyright Law & Practice Committee, Member
    International Trademark Association

    Board Member
      The Trademark Report
      Past Editor-in-Chief

    New York City Bar Association

    Entertainment Law Committee, Member
    Sports Law Committee, Member

    United States Anti-Doping Agency
    Board of Directors, Member, 2012 - 2016
    Federal Bar Council
    Intellectual Property Committee, Founding Member
    Chaminade High School Lawyers Association
  • Florida
    New York
  • Band 2, Chambers USA, New York, Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, 2018 - 2021

    Band 2, Chambers USA, New York, Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright, 2013 - 2017

    Band 3, Chambers Nationwide, Intellectual Property, 2021

    Who’s Who Legal USA, Leading Trademarks Practitioner, 2020

    World Trademark Review, Leading Trademark Practitioner, 2020

    Legal 500 USA, Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property in Copyright, Trademark and Trade Secrets, 2019 

    SuperLawyers, New York “Super Lawyer” in Intellectual Property Litigation and Entertainment & Sports Law, 2006 - 2020

    Legal 500 USA, Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property in Copyright and Trade Secrets, 2018   

    Legal 500 USA, Leading Lawyer in Copyright and Trade Secrets, 2017 

    Managing IP, IP Star, 2013-2017

    Band 3, Chambers USA, New York, Media & Entertainment: Copyright & Contract Disputes, 2006 - 2014

    Corporate LiveWire, Lawyer of the Year (New York), Trademarks & Copyright, 2014

    AV Preeminent, Top Rated Lawyers in Litigation, 2014

    World Trademark Review 1000, New York: Silver Individual Recommendation, Enforcement & Litigation, 2014

    American Lawyer , Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property, 2013

    Sports Business International, The World's 20 Most Influential Lawyers, 2010

    National Law Journal, Appellate Hot List, 2010

    Martindale-Hubbell, Top Rated Lawyer, Legal Abilities and Ethics in the Practice Area

    Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent Lawyer, Civil Trial Practice

    The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, International Trademark Lawyers, various years

    Who’s Who Legal USA, Trademarks Lawyer, 2006

    Law Dragon 500, New Star, 2006

    Band 3, Chambers USA, New York, Media & Entertainment: Litigation, 2005