Professionals

Technology Areas

Practice Areas

Honors

  • Managing IP, IP Stars, Connecticut, USA, 2013-2015
  • Top 50 US Trademark Attorney, The CSC Trademark Insider, 2005-2009
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Uniform Commercial Code Article 2

Admissions

  • State of Connecticut, 2001
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1997

Education

Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 1997

Bard College, B.A., Languages & Literature, 1992

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George A. Pelletier, Jr.

Of Counsel
Hartford
860.286.2929
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George Pelletier brings more than 15 years’ experience in the trademark and copyright fields with a focus on counseling, protecting and enforcing trademark, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, and related intellectual property rights, domestically and overseas.

George was an Adjunct Professor at Western New England University School of Law, teaching Trademarks and Unfair Competition, and has lectured at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Experience Highlights

Of Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2017-present

Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2013-2016

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2011-2012

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2000-2010

Legislative Aide, 13th Hampden District, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1998-1999

Temporary Assistant Clerk, Connecticut Superior Court, Civil Division, 1997

Representative Matters

  • MySpace Inc. v. Will Eom, WIPO Case No. D2008-0448. Successfully argued and awarded transfer of domain name from typosquatter.
  • MySpace, Inc. v. Edwin De Jesus, EDJ Associates Inc., WIPO Case No. D2007-1878. Successfully argued and awarded transfer of two domain names from cybersquatter.
  • Osram Sylvania, Inc. v. iLighting Solutions Inc., WIPO Case No. D2008-0003. Successfully argued and awarded transfer of two domain names from cybersquatter.
  • Kirkbi AG v. This Domain for Sale/Steve Morsa, WIPO Case No. D2003-0826 Successfully argued and awarded transfer of multiple domain names from cybersquatter.

News

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

  • Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Special Committee on Computer Gaming & Virtual Worlds

Connecticut Bar Association

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

  • Academic Committee, 2012-2013
  • Trademark Law (U.S.) Committee, 2010-2011
  • US Roundtables Project Team, 2010-2011

Community/Civic Involvement

Sponsor, Connecticut Farmland Trust Connecticut Celebration of Farms, 2005-2009