Joseph Drayton

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Whether it's in the courtroom or paving new paths for the next generation of lawyers, my clients, peers and community rely on me to be a change agent.


Cooley Protects Launch of Hailey Rhode Bieber’s Rhode Skin Care Line by Defeating Preliminary Injunction Motion

July 30, 2022

Cooley secured a product line-saving trademark victory for Hailey Rhode Bieber and her companies, Rhodedeodato and HRBeauty, on July 22 when the US District Court for the Southern District of New York denied Rhode NYC’s motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin Bieber from offering her recently launched skin care line under the RHODE mark. Lawyers Michael Rhodes, Brendan Hughes, and Rebecca Givner-Forbes are leading the Cooley team advising Bieber and her companies.

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Michael Rhodes
Partner, San Francisco
Brendan Hughes
Partner, Washington DC
Rebecca Givner-Forbes
Special Counsel , Washington DC
Joseph Drayton
Partner, New York
Bobby Ghajar
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Judd Lauter
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Kayla Blaker
Associate, Washington DC
Hilarie Laing
Paralegal Specialist, Washington DC
Justin Royer
Paralegal Specialist, Reston

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Super Lawyers: Top IP Lawyer

New York Law Journal: 2018 Distinguished Leader

Lawdragon: 500 Leading Lawyers

IAM Patent 1000: Nation's Best Advocates - 40 Lawyers Under 40

Savoy Magazine - Most Influential Black Lawyers

The New York City Bar Association: Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award (2014)

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity: Fellow (2013)

Legal 500: Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes; Intellectual Property: Patents - Litigation; Trade Secrets – Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)

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2016 BTI Client Service All-Stars

Joe was one of 30 IP attorneys selected for their superior dedication to client service.