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Suzanne Trivette

Associate


Suzanne Trivette is an associate in Crowell & Moring's New York office and a member of both the Advertising & Media and Intellectual Property groups as well as the State Attorney General practice.

As part of her advertising and media practice, Suzanne represents clients in matters related to marketing practices, advertising challenges before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, and compliance with consumer protection law. She also frequently advises on matters related to investigations brought by the Federal Trade Commission and State Attorneys General and actively tracks State Attorneys General actions on behalf of clients.

Her intellectual property practice focuses on representing and counseling clients on brand protection, portfolio management, trademark and copyright litigation and compliance, and trademark oppositions and prosecution.

In addition, Suzanne maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in civil and constitutional rights litigation, assisting individuals seeking asylum, and counseling nonprofit clients on intellectual property matters.

Suzanne graduated from New York University School of Law in 2019, where she served as executive articles editor for the Annual Survey of American Law. During law school, Suzanne worked as an intern at Pace Women’s Justice Center, a center advocating for survivors of domestic violence, and as a summer associate in Crowell & Moring's New York office. She also served as a Spring Semester Intern at the New York County District Attorney’s Office and as a Judicial Intern for Judge Koeltl of the Southern District of New York. 

Education

  • Georgetown University, B.A. (2016)
  • New York University School of Law, J.D. (2019)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: New York

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Practices

Advertising and Media

Intellectual Property Litigation

Litigation & Trial

Intellectual Property

State Attorneys General Practice

Trademark Counseling and Litigation

Copyright Counseling and Litigation

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  • Representing healthcare companies in complex antitrust lawsuit involving allegations of unfair drug pricing. 
  • Representing the U.S. commercial television industry in copyright royalties proceeding involving extensive discovery and hearings to determine the allocation of millions of dollars in cable royalties among several parties. 
  • Defending fashion design company in litigation involving allegations of copyright infringement and breach of contract. 
  • Representing international automobile manufacturer in trademark opposition related to mark covering automobile brokerage services. 
  • Assisting luxury fashion house with corporate governance and counseling related to ESG claims and marketing. 
  • Defended household goods company in National Advertising Division proceeding related to accusations of misleading anti-microbial claims and received favorable decision for the client. 
  • Represented large automobile company in negotiating multistate attorney general settlement related to marketing practices. 
  • Advised large brand management company on clearing different intellectual property aspects of considered designs. 
  • Defended and represented biotech company in parallel litigations alleging theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, and false advertising.
"Fashionable Parody or a Trademark Infringing Wearable Sneaker? The Second Circuit Hears Both Sides," Crowell & Moring’s Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (October 6, 2022). Authors: Preetha Chakrabarti, Suzanne Trivette and Alexa La Barbiera.
Publication
"In the bag (for now): Hermès survives motion to dismiss in MetaBirkin NFT lawsuit," Retail Law Alert (June 13, 2022). Contacts: Preetha Chakrabarti, Suzanne Trivette, Risa Rahman
Client Alert / Newsletter
"In the bag (for now): Hermès survives motion to dismiss in MetaBirkin NFT lawsuit," Crowell & Moring’s Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (May 31, 2022). Authors: Preetha Chakrabarti, Suzanne Trivette and Risa Rahman.
Publication
"CFPB Announces Policy Against Consumer Review Suppression," Crowell & Moring’s Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (April 1, 2022). Authors: Lauren Aronson and Suzanne Trivette.
Publication
"Will the Supreme Court More Clearly Illustrate Fair Use?," Retail Law Alert (March 31, 2022). Contacts: William H. Frankel, Preetha Chakrabarti, Suzanne Trivette
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Price Gouging Enforcement to Continue Post-Pandemic," Advertising & State AG Alert (March 15, 2022). Contacts: Toni Michelle Jackson, Suzanne Trivette
Client Alert / Newsletter
"See You in the Metaverse: What Brands Need to Know," Intellectual Property Bullet Analyses (March 14, 2022). Contacts: Preetha Chakrabarti, Suzanne Trivette
Client Alert / Newsletter
"FTC Ramps Up Enforcement on Consumer Reviews," Crowell & Moring’s Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (March 4, 2022). Authors: Lauren Aronson and Suzanne Trivette.
Publication
"Lawyers in the Metaverse," National Association of Women Lawyers Webinar (February 23, 2022). Speakers: Preetha Chakrabarti and Suzanne Trivette.
Speech/Presentation
"Will New York’s Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act Set a Trend?," Crowell & Moring’s Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (January 18, 2022). Authors: Preetha Chakrabarti and Suzanne Trivette.
Publication

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