Samantha G. Rothaus of Davis & Gilbert LLP

Samantha G. Rothaus of Davis & Gilbert LLP

Samantha G. Rothaus is an associate in the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions, Entertainment, Media & Sports and Intellectual Property Practice Groups of Davis & Gilbert. She represents advertising agencies, digital and traditional media outlets, entertainment companies and advertisers in connection with a variety of issues in advertising, marketing, intellectual property and entertainment law. Ms. Rothaus’ practice includes reviewing advertising content, drafting agreements and advising on intellectual property matters involving trademarks and unfair competition, copyright and the First Amendment, and rights of publicity and privacy. She also has extensive experience representing global brands in the fashion, lifestyle and design industries and has performed pro bono work on behalf of independent artists including a documentary filmmaker, a theater company and multiple musicians.

In recognition of her achievements, Ms. Rothaus was selected as a Rising Star by New York Metro Super Lawyers (2016).

Prior to joining Davis & Gilbert, Ms. Rothaus was an intellectual property associate at Venable LLP and at Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, P.C., where she focused on trademark, copyright and false advertising litigation, as well as international and domestic trademark prosecution and advising. While in law school, she interned at 20th Century Fox, NBCUniversal and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts.

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