Practice Areas


  • State of New York, 2021


Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, Latin Legum Magister (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Law, 2019

University of Hamburg; Appellate Court Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, German Juris Doctor (First State Examination) - Minor in European and International Law, 2012


  • German
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Farzad A. Panjshiri

Washington, D.C.
860.286.2929, ext. 4118

Farzad Panjshiri is an experienced trademark and copyright attorney who fights passionately for the intellectual property rights of his clients. He has extensive experience in trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights, emphasized by his Master of Laws (LLM) degree in US Intellectual Property Law, his German Law degree, as well as his international and domestic legal experience.

Farzad concentrates his practice on all areas of trademark prosecution, enforcement, and litigation before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and practically all Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs) around the world with the help of a substantial network of foreign partners. He has been counseling individuals, small and midsize businesses, as well as large multinational companies on clearance and availability of marks; formation, maintenance, monitoring, and enforcement of marks; resolution of intellectual property disputes; and IP licensing and transactional matters. Farzad advises clients on copyright law, files copyright applications, and prosecutes applications with the U.S. Copyright Office.

He has been an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), and Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG) for many years.

Outside work, Farzad likes to spend time with his wife and child, travel, play tennis and golf, try new foods, and explore new hiking spots.

Experience Highlights

  • Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2023-present
  • Trademark and Copyright Associate, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, 2021-2023
  • Student Associate, Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P., 2018- 2019
  • Legal Counsel, Country Manager North America, SMD Group, LLC; Schutz Marken Dienst GmbH, 2014-2017



Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

International Trademark Association (INTA) 2015 – 2023

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 2016 - 2023

European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA) 2014 - 2017

Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG) 2015 - 2017