Marlene K. Silverman: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Marlene K. Silverman

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Products Liability & Mass Torts
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0619
Fax: 305.579.0717
University Boston University, B.A., with honors, 1968
Law SchoolTemple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1974 Editor, Temple University Law Review
Admitted1974, Pennsylvania; 1977, Florida; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association
•Former Co-Chair, Commercial Litigation Committee, Corporation, Business and Banking Law Section, The Florida Bar
•Former Member, Executive Council, Corporation, Business and Banking Law Section, The Florida Bar
•Dade County Representative to Federal Court Judicial Conduct Committee, appointed by Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

BornNewark, New Jersey, 1946

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

09.17.15 Greenberg Traurig Honored at Daily Business Review's Florida Verdicts Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony
08.25.15 58 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2016
08.19.15 135 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2016
06.11.15 95 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
06.11.15 48 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
01.21.15 51 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide
08.19.14 128 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
12.26.11 Thirty-two Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'Top Lawyers' by South Florida Legal Guide
09.21.11 102 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Author, Chapter on Injunctive Relief, Business Litigation in Florida manual, The Florida Bar

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2007-2014, 2016
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2009 and 2014-2015
•Listed, South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyer, 2005, 2010-2014
•Team Member, Law360 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year, 2011
•Recipient, Charles Keating Award for Highest Average in Class
•Recipient, Law Faculty Award for Academic Performance
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Areas of Concentration

•Complex commercial litigation
•Intellectual property claims
•General business torts


•Law Clerk, Honorable Edward R. Becker, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1974-75

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Representation of American Home Mortgage Corp. in the prosecution of a trademark infringement action against American Home Mortgage Services, Inc. in federal court; Representation of Leviton Manufacturing Co. in the defense of a patent infringement suit pertaining to its ground fault circuit interrupter invention; Representation of the Related Companies in a licensing dispute with Philippe Starck concerning his work on the Icon buildings; Representation of the Related Companies in the defense of a copyright action brought by Dellacasa relating to the design of the units at its buildings; Representation of Corioliss, Ltd. in a trademark dispute regarding the use of its name and trade dress; Representation of Independence Energy Company in actions in California and Florida against third parties for unfair competition and to enforce its trademarks; Representation of TMZ Productions, Inc. in an action brought by the children of O.J. Simpson for copyright infringement relating to the distribution of the manuscript of If I Did It; Representation of Smart Deals, Inc. and JoJo Designs, LLC in defense of a trademark infringement action brought by Crown Craft Infant Products, Inc. for trademark infringement; Representation of Re-Max International in a suit brought by Century 21 in federal court involving nationally prominent unfair advertising claims for alleged damages in excess of 50 million dollars. The case of first impression regards certain unfair advertising issues under the Lanham Act.; Representation of Consolidated Cigar Corp. in a case for trademark and trade dress infringement brought by Jno. Swisher & Son, Inc. resulting in a summary judgment in favor of Consolidated Cigar following the denial of a preliminary injunction sought by the plaintiff.; Representation of TACA International Airlines (El Salvadorian airline) in defense of a multimillion dollar breach of contract case brought in the District Court for the Central District of California.; Representation of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in federal court prosecution of injunctive action regarding the improper use of its name.; Representation of McDonald's Corporation in litigation brought against Burger King and Wendy's regarding false advertising claims (the Burger Wars ).; Representation of Homeowners Group, Inc. in a breach of contract case involving counter-claims brought by the defendants for breach of fiduciary duty, interference with business relations and libel, claiming damages in excess of 10 million dollars.; Representation of Geoffrey, Inc. (Toys R Us) in the prosecution of numerous injunctive actions regarding the use of its name.

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Marlene K. Silverman

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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