“Fashion and technology clients queue up to instruct… Ben Natter. ‘Highly skilled in the practical issues regarding prosecution, he is also heavily involved in international anti-counterfeiting efforts and in taking down trademark squatters. He has a real hands-on, tailored approach and meticulous attention to detail.’” - The 2017 World Trademark Review
Ben Natter is a partner in the New York office of Haug Partners LLP.
Ben’s practice focuses on all aspects of global trademark strategy, procurement, management and enforcement. Ben implements client-specific approaches for protection of intellectual property rights around the world. On any given day, Ben’s work will find him enforcing client rights throughout countries spanning the globe with local authorities, courts and associates.
Ben draws on years of experience developing and managing global intellectual property portfolios and creating and effectuating tailored anti-counterfeiting programs for numerous well-known brands.
Ben’s specialties also include copyright prosecution and enforcement, global online marketplace infringement matters, domain disputes, UDRP proceedings, GTLD matters, DMCA matters and social media infringement.
Ben has clients from a broad range of industries with a large client base from the technology, fashion and entertainment fields.
- 2016, 2017 and 2018 World Trademark Review 1000 for Trademark Prosecution and Enforcement
- The 2018 World Trademark Review: “He consistently provides a hands-on, personal touch and addresses all questions quickly. He has insight gleaned from many years of practical experience and develops close, trusting relationships. Organised and diligent, he takes the initiative to address your most urgent needs.”
- 2018 World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) Leaders
- 2017 Who's Who Legal: Trademarks
- Who's Who Legal says this about Ben: "Ben Natter receives widespread acclaim for his hands-on approach, steadfast competence and knowledge in the field."
- 2017 SuperLawyers® Intellectual Property Rising Stars
- 2017 Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver Award
- 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
- The 2016 World Trademark Review said this about Ben: "…Ben Natter is ‘extremely professional, knowledgeable within his domain, attentive to clients’ needs, friendly and easy to work with’; he has enviable experience before the TTAB.”
- Seton Hall University School of Law, (J.D., Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law)
- Union College, (B.A.)
- New York and New Jersey
- US District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York and New Jersey
- International Trademark Association (INTA), Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee
- Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
- New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), Trademark Law Committee and Publications Committee
- New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), International IP Law Committee and Fashion Law Committee
- Luxury Law Alliance
- The Manhattan Childrens Center of New York, Leadership Council
- Saphia, Joseph, and Ben Natter. “Free Speech Trumps The Lanham Act's Disparagement Clause.” Haug Partners LLP, 19 June 2017, www.haugpartners.com/article/free-speech-trumps-the-lanham-acts-disparagement-clause/.
- Natter, Ben, et al. "A Balancing Act: Fair Use and Creative Content." NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal, vol. 28, no. 2, 2017, pp. 35-41.