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About the Firm


Mertzel Law PLLC is a woman-owned, LGBT certified intellectual property boutique based in New York City. The firm's founder, Nancy Mertzel, has more than 25 years' experience providing practical technology, copyright, trademark and related intellectual property counseling to clients across a wide variety of industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.



  • Technology, Copyright, Trademark and Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) Proceedings

  • Copyright Counseling, Agreements and Registration

  • Trademark Clearance, Registration and Agreements

  • Software Development and Licensing Agreements

  • Website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies

  • Intellectual Property Policy and Amicus Briefs

  • Commercial Litigation

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