With offices in eight states and the District of Columbia, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them. For nearly 35 years, we have represented privately held companies and families of wealth throughout their business life cycles. Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets. In the past several years, we have grown by more than 50% through expansions from New York City through the Carolinas. This growth has added to the depth of our capabilities and provided immense value to our clients. Wherever your industry, Offit Kurman is the better way to protect your business, preserve your family's wealth and resolve your most challenging legal conflicts. At Offit Kurman, we distinguish ourselves by our quality and breadth of legal services as well as our unique operational structure, which encourages a culture of collaboration and entrepreneurialism. The same approach that makes our firm attractive to legal practitioners also gives clients access to experienced counsel in every area of the law.

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.

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Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.

One of the fastest-growing full-service law firms in the United States with offices in 8 states and the District of Columbia, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

One of the fastest-growing full-service law firms in the United States with offices in 8 states and the District of Columbia, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

Firm Overview

With offices in eight states and the District of Columbia, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them. For nearly 35 years, we have represented privately held companies and families of wealth throughout their business life cycles. Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets.

In the past several years, we have grown by more than 50% through expansions from New York City through the Carolinas. This growth has added to the depth of our capabilities and provided immense value to our clients.

Wherever your industry, Offit Kurman is the better way to protect your business, preserve your family's wealth and resolve your most challenging legal conflicts. At Offit Kurman, we distinguish ourselves by our quality and breadth of legal services as well as our unique operational structure, which encourages a culture of collaboration and entrepreneurialism. The same approach that makes our firm attractive to legal practitioners also gives clients access to experienced counsel in every area of the law.

Main Office

New York City Office
590 Madison Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone

(929) 476-0048

Fax

(212) 545-1656

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes

Hourly Rates

$460

Office Information
Office Hours

9:30 am to 6:30 pm ET

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese, some Spanish

Intellectual Property

Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets.

Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets. We can help you through all stages
of your IP matters - from concept through development, registration, licensing, marketing, renewals, enforcement and sales. Our comprehensive and strategic
approach to IP protection is designed to maximize the value of your IP assets and minimize the related risks.

Our IP team can help you to protect your names, logos, inventions, lists, works and other intangible property - which you likely value as being among your most highly
prized assets. We represent individuals, private businesses and public companies to develop IP protection plans of varying complexity which meet the specific needs of
each client.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

While I can't speak for my entire firm, I can confirm that I am happy to work with clients that wish to educate themselves, and to utilized my skills and experience as a law professor to assist those clients that are interested in understanding my area of practice.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I can't speak for my entire firm, but I regularly review documents prepared by clients or others. I generally find that those documents often have omissions or otherwise require work, and where a client prefers that I work off of their document instead of providing my own, I am pleased to suggest changes.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

We regularly collaborate with lawyers beyond our firm and with other firms on behalf of our clients. We are comfortable in "staying in our lane" and taking care to optimize the efficiency of our work in the context of the bigger project.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I can't speak for my entire firm, but I have some clients that prefer to represent themselves and to accept my coaching from time to time as needed.

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.
Matthew Asbell

"I believe that my clients appreciate not only my legal skills, but also that I am their true ally, authentic and personalized in my approach, responsive to their needs whether within or beyond my areas of practice, and clear in my communications."

Matthew Asbell assists clients in clearing, obtaining, enforcing, and defending trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world. He also provides advice on patents, copyrights, domain names, and other related areas. With prior background in the entertainment industry, information technology, and medicine, he is comfortable working with a wide range of clients in diverse industries. In addition, his certifications as a Social Media Strategist and software Master Instructor equip him to handle complex intellectual property matters arising in the Web 2.0 space.

Matthew frequently collaborates on and authors articles on intellectual property on subjects ranging from social media and domain names to licensing, branding, and information technology. He is an active speaker and lecturer and is a frequent moderator and panelist at ABA, INTA, and other conferences. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and Columbia University. Matthew co-produced a series of 5 informational videos for the American Bar Association that illustrate intellectual property rights in different settings.

Matthew received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University and attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now part of Drexel University). He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Acquisitions Editor of the top-ranked Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. As an active alumnus, he serves on the Alumni Executive Committee, chairs the Alumni Intellectual Property Practice Group, and mentors numerous young attorneys and law students.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he managed emerging singer-songwriters and recording artists, trained corporate employees of a pharmaceutical company to use software applications, and studied medicine. Matthew’s passion for his work in intellectual property arises from a deep appreciation for creativity, whether in the form of invention, design, expression, or marketing. He regularly applies his love of technology, language, and culture.

Outside of work, Matthew, a native of Philadelphia, enjoys spending time with his wife, a Brazilian staff member of the United Nations, and their twin children. His interests range from music (including songwriting, piano, guitar, and percussion), cooking, SCUBA diving, and martial arts.

License

Bar Number: 037072007
New Jersey, 2007

Bar Number: 4596540
New York, 2008

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
J.D., 2007

Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. - Psychology, Minor in Music, 1993

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.
Matthew Asbell

"I believe that my clients appreciate not only my legal skills, but also that I am their true ally, authentic and personalized in my approach, responsive to their needs whether within or beyond my areas of practice, and clear in my communications."

Matthew Asbell assists clients in clearing, obtaining, enforcing, and defending trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world. He also provides advice on patents, copyrights, domain names, and other related areas. With prior background in the entertainment industry, information technology, and medicine, he is comfortable working with a wide range of clients in diverse industries. In addition, his certifications as a Social Media Strategist and software Master Instructor equip him to handle complex intellectual property matters arising in the Web 2.0 space.

Matthew frequently collaborates on and authors articles on intellectual property on subjects ranging from social media and domain names to licensing, branding, and information technology. He is an active speaker and lecturer and is a frequent moderator and panelist at ABA, INTA, and other conferences. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and Columbia University. Matthew co-produced a series of 5 informational videos for the American Bar Association that illustrate intellectual property rights in different settings.

Matthew received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University and attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now part of Drexel University). He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Acquisitions Editor of the top-ranked Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. As an active alumnus, he serves on the Alumni Executive Committee, chairs the Alumni Intellectual Property Practice Group, and mentors numerous young attorneys and law students.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he managed emerging singer-songwriters and recording artists, trained corporate employees of a pharmaceutical company to use software applications, and studied medicine. Matthew’s passion for his work in intellectual property arises from a deep appreciation for creativity, whether in the form of invention, design, expression, or marketing. He regularly applies his love of technology, language, and culture.

Outside of work, Matthew, a native of Philadelphia, enjoys spending time with his wife, a Brazilian staff member of the United Nations, and their twin children. His interests range from music (including songwriting, piano, guitar, and percussion), cooking, SCUBA diving, and martial arts.

License

Bar Number: 037072007
New Jersey, 2007

Bar Number: 4596540
New York, 2008

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University J.D., 2007


Carnegie Mellon University B.S. - Psychology, Minor in Music, 1993


Firm Overview

With offices in eight states and the District of Columbia, Offit Kurman is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the individuals who own and operate them. For nearly 35 years, we have represented privately held companies and families of wealth throughout their business life cycles. Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets.

In the past several years, we have grown by more than 50% through expansions from New York City through the Carolinas. This growth has added to the depth of our capabilities and provided immense value to our clients.

Wherever your industry, Offit Kurman is the better way to protect your business, preserve your family's wealth and resolve your most challenging legal conflicts. At Offit Kurman, we distinguish ourselves by our quality and breadth of legal services as well as our unique operational structure, which encourages a culture of collaboration and entrepreneurialism. The same approach that makes our firm attractive to legal practitioners also gives clients access to experienced counsel in every area of the law.

Main Office

New York City Office
590 Madison Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone

(929) 476-0048

Fax

(212) 545-1656

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes

Hourly Rates

$460

Office Information
Office Hours

9:30 am to 6:30 pm ET

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese, some Spanish

Intellectual Property

Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets.

Offit Kurman's Intellectual Property (IP) Group helps dynamic businesses and individuals to develop and protect their IP assets. We can help you through all stages
of your IP matters - from concept through development, registration, licensing, marketing, renewals, enforcement and sales. Our comprehensive and strategic
approach to IP protection is designed to maximize the value of your IP assets and minimize the related risks.

Our IP team can help you to protect your names, logos, inventions, lists, works and other intangible property - which you likely value as being among your most highly
prized assets. We represent individuals, private businesses and public companies to develop IP protection plans of varying complexity which meet the specific needs of
each client.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

While I can't speak for my entire firm, I can confirm that I am happy to work with clients that wish to educate themselves, and to utilized my skills and experience as a law professor to assist those clients that are interested in understanding my area of practice.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I can't speak for my entire firm, but I regularly review documents prepared by clients or others. I generally find that those documents often have omissions or otherwise require work, and where a client prefers that I work off of their document instead of providing my own, I am pleased to suggest changes.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

We regularly collaborate with lawyers beyond our firm and with other firms on behalf of our clients. We are comfortable in "staying in our lane" and taking care to optimize the efficiency of our work in the context of the bigger project.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I can't speak for my entire firm, but I have some clients that prefer to represent themselves and to accept my coaching from time to time as needed.

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.
Matthew Asbell

"I believe that my clients appreciate not only my legal skills, but also that I am their true ally, authentic and personalized in my approach, responsive to their needs whether within or beyond my areas of practice, and clear in my communications."

Matthew Asbell assists clients in clearing, obtaining, enforcing, and defending trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world. He also provides advice on patents, copyrights, domain names, and other related areas. With prior background in the entertainment industry, information technology, and medicine, he is comfortable working with a wide range of clients in diverse industries. In addition, his certifications as a Social Media Strategist and software Master Instructor equip him to handle complex intellectual property matters arising in the Web 2.0 space.

Matthew frequently collaborates on and authors articles on intellectual property on subjects ranging from social media and domain names to licensing, branding, and information technology. He is an active speaker and lecturer and is a frequent moderator and panelist at ABA, INTA, and other conferences. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and Columbia University. Matthew co-produced a series of 5 informational videos for the American Bar Association that illustrate intellectual property rights in different settings.

Matthew received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University and attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now part of Drexel University). He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Acquisitions Editor of the top-ranked Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. As an active alumnus, he serves on the Alumni Executive Committee, chairs the Alumni Intellectual Property Practice Group, and mentors numerous young attorneys and law students.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he managed emerging singer-songwriters and recording artists, trained corporate employees of a pharmaceutical company to use software applications, and studied medicine. Matthew’s passion for his work in intellectual property arises from a deep appreciation for creativity, whether in the form of invention, design, expression, or marketing. He regularly applies his love of technology, language, and culture.

Outside of work, Matthew, a native of Philadelphia, enjoys spending time with his wife, a Brazilian staff member of the United Nations, and their twin children. His interests range from music (including songwriting, piano, guitar, and percussion), cooking, SCUBA diving, and martial arts.

License

Bar Number: 037072007
New Jersey, 2007

Bar Number: 4596540
New York, 2008

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
J.D., 2007

Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. - Psychology, Minor in Music, 1993

Matthew D. Asbell / Offit Kurman, P.A.
Matthew Asbell

"I believe that my clients appreciate not only my legal skills, but also that I am their true ally, authentic and personalized in my approach, responsive to their needs whether within or beyond my areas of practice, and clear in my communications."

Matthew Asbell assists clients in clearing, obtaining, enforcing, and defending trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world. He also provides advice on patents, copyrights, domain names, and other related areas. With prior background in the entertainment industry, information technology, and medicine, he is comfortable working with a wide range of clients in diverse industries. In addition, his certifications as a Social Media Strategist and software Master Instructor equip him to handle complex intellectual property matters arising in the Web 2.0 space.

Matthew frequently collaborates on and authors articles on intellectual property on subjects ranging from social media and domain names to licensing, branding, and information technology. He is an active speaker and lecturer and is a frequent moderator and panelist at ABA, INTA, and other conferences. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and Columbia University. Matthew co-produced a series of 5 informational videos for the American Bar Association that illustrate intellectual property rights in different settings.

Matthew received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University and attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now part of Drexel University). He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was president of the Intellectual Property Law Society and Acquisitions Editor of the top-ranked Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. As an active alumnus, he serves on the Alumni Executive Committee, chairs the Alumni Intellectual Property Practice Group, and mentors numerous young attorneys and law students.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he managed emerging singer-songwriters and recording artists, trained corporate employees of a pharmaceutical company to use software applications, and studied medicine. Matthew’s passion for his work in intellectual property arises from a deep appreciation for creativity, whether in the form of invention, design, expression, or marketing. He regularly applies his love of technology, language, and culture.

Outside of work, Matthew, a native of Philadelphia, enjoys spending time with his wife, a Brazilian staff member of the United Nations, and their twin children. His interests range from music (including songwriting, piano, guitar, and percussion), cooking, SCUBA diving, and martial arts.

License

Bar Number: 037072007
New Jersey, 2007

Bar Number: 4596540
New York, 2008

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University J.D., 2007


Carnegie Mellon University B.S. - Psychology, Minor in Music, 1993


This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

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* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.