Maria Scungio is based in the firm’s New York office and has more than 20 years of experience managing worldwide trademark portfolios—including both protection and transactional matters—for well-known brands.

Maria’s practice includes counseling clients in the fields of apparel, footwear, jewelry, food and beverage, music and entertainment publishing and pharmaceuticals. She advises on strategic issues affecting the exploitation, enforcement, acquisition, divestiture and realignment of intellectual property rights, including copyrights and design rights. She also provides counsel on trademark availability, bringing counterfeit and infringement actions, and initiating opposition and cancellation actions.

Maria has partnered with clients to serve as interim in-house intellectual property counsel during corporate transitions. She has litigated cases before federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, acting for plaintiffs and defendants, involving trademarks for diverse consumer products and communication services.

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Maria served as co-chair of the Trademark, Copyright and Advertising Group at the law firm Locke Lord. She began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Jane A. Restani in the US Court of International Trade in New York.
  • Provided intellectual property due diligence advice in the $5 billion sale of a worldwide haircare business, and the $2 billion acquisition of a famous beverage brand and operations.
  • Assisted clients in the development of in-house intellectual property management and establishment of best practices for preserving intellectual property rights.
  • Counseled on the licensing and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and design rights for fashion, luxury and consumer goods brands internationally.
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Chair of the US Division
  • AIPLA
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
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Maria Scungio is based in the firm’s New York office and has more than 20 years of experience managing worldwide trademark portfolios—including both protection and transactional matters—for well-known brands.

Maria’s practice includes counseling clients in the fields of apparel, footwear, jewelry, food and beverage, music and entertainment publishing and pharmaceuticals. She advises on strategic issues affecting the exploitation, enforcement, acquisition, divestiture and realignment of intellectual property rights, including copyrights and design rights. She also provides counsel on trademark availability, bringing counterfeit and infringement actions, and initiating opposition and cancellation actions.

Maria has partnered with clients to serve as interim in-house intellectual property counsel during corporate transitions. She has litigated cases before federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, acting for plaintiffs and defendants, involving trademarks for diverse consumer products and communication services.

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Maria served as co-chair of the Trademark, Copyright and Advertising Group at the law firm Locke Lord. She began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Jane A. Restani in the US Court of International Trade in New York.
  • Provided intellectual property due diligence advice in the $5 billion sale of a worldwide haircare business, and the $2 billion acquisition of a famous beverage brand and operations.
  • Assisted clients in the development of in-house intellectual property management and establishment of best practices for preserving intellectual property rights.
  • Counseled on the licensing and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and design rights for fashion, luxury and consumer goods brands internationally.
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Chair of the US Division
  • AIPLA
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association