Peter T. Busch
Peter’s practice involves assisting clients in establishing, protecting, maintaining, and enforcing intellectual property rights. His practice covers all phases of intellectual property prosecution, litigation, and counseling, and he has represented clients of all sizes from individuals and start-ups to large corporations.
Peter’s experience includes handling and defending against contentious and IP assertion matters, providing invalidity, non-infringement, and clearance opinions, drafting technology licensing and assignment agreements, directing IP e-commerce enforcement, and managing domain name disputes, including UDRP actions. Peter is also a registered patent attorney capable of handling all stages of utility and design patent prosecution before the USPTO. His patent prosecution experience covers a wide range of fields including design, software, robotic and submersible vehicles, printers, and other mechanical devices.
His litigation experience includes patent, trademark, and copyright litigation matters in U.S. District Courts on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as appeal and post-grant proceedings before the USPTO.
Before joining ArentFox Schiff, Peter was an associate at a boutique intellectual property firm in the New York area, where he served as the brand enforcement team lead in addition to his normal duties. In this role, he and his team helped to remove counterfeit, knock-off, and infringing products from leading sales platforms and applications.
While in law school, Peter served as the President of the Intellectual Property Law Society and as a Notes Editor for the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. He was also a member of the American IP Law Association’s Patent Committee and a summer patent extern at the USPTO.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
- “Piecemeal State Legislation: The Wrong Way to Divide the Internet Poker Pie?,” 33 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 181 (2015)
- Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch: Intellectual Property Law (2024)
- Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation “Rising Star” (2017-2022)
Life Beyond the Law
Peter is an avid music fan and enjoys catching as many concerts and music festivals as he possibly can.
Bar & Court Admissions
- New York Bar
- New Jersey Bar
- US Patent and Trademark Office Bar
- US District Court, Southern District of New York
- US District Court, Eastern District of New York
- US District Court, Western District of New York
- US District Court, District of New Jersey
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD, 2015State University of New York at Stony Brook, BS, Physics, Honors College, cum laude, 2007