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William Marshall Borchard, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1964, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 3d, federal circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court. Stone scholar Columbia Law School New York City, 1962.


Borchard, William Marshall was born on November 19, 1938 in New York City. Son of Bernard Philip and Helen (Marshall) Borchard.


Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1960). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1964).


Worked at Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C. (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice. General Civil, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Litigation before all State and Federal Courts and Trademark Tribunals. Trials and Appeals, Trademark, Copyright, Patent, Unfair Competition and Licensing, Commercial and Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate and Financing, Taxation, Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates, Creditors and Debtors Rights, Publishing, Libel, Computer Law, International Law, Matrimonial Law.

Admitted to the bar, 1964, New York. Member, Board of Editors, Columbia Law Review, 1963-1964. Editor-in-Chief, The Trademark Reporter, 1980-1982.

Author: On "Trademarks" Column, Advertising Age, 1985-1988. "Trademarks And The Arts," Center For Law and the Arts, Columbia University School of Law, 1989. Member, Board of Directors, International Trademark Association, 1982-1984.

Legal Counsel, International Trademark Association, 1988-1991. Member, Board of Advisors, Columbia VLA Journal of Law and the Arts, 1982—. Member, Editorial Board: The Trademark Reporter, 1983—.

Trademark World, 1986—. Entertainment Law Journal, 1990—. Member, Advisory Committee, The American Law Institute Restatement of the Law of Unfair Competition, 1986-1993.

Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, 1988—. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. New York State and American (Chairman, Copyright Division, 1981-1982, Trademark Division, 1984-1985, Council Member, 1987-1991.

Member, Intellectual Property Law Section) Bar Associations. New York Intellectual Property Law Association. American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Copyright Society of the USA. Patent and Trademark Institute of Canada. Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C., located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, was established in 1957, and has grown to a firm of more than 40 lawyers.


Staff sergeant United States Air Force Reserve, 1961-1967. Member American Bar Association (council 1987-1990), American Law Institute (advisory committee 1986-1992), International Trademark Association (legal counsel 1988-1991).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, boating, biking.


Married Myra Cohen, December 13, 1969. Children: Jillian, Thomas.