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Ani Oganesian

Associate | Los Angeles


Represents a contact lens manufacturer in a trademark infringement action filed against a company selling gray-market goods that do not comply with U.S. law. Ani took and defended expert depositions.

Obtained a preliminary injunction for AK Futures in a counterfeiting lawsuit involving its hemp-derived Delta-8 vaping devices. The Ninth Circuit affirmed in a precedential ruling that such products are lawful under the Farm Act and thus may receive federal trademark protection.

Obtained a judgment on the pleadings for Panini in a lawsuit by Upper Deck asserting trademark, false advertising, and right of publicity claims based on its alleged exclusive license of Michael Jordan’s image and likeness for trading cards.

Member of arbitration team representing plaintiff pharmaceutical company against its former exclusive distribution partner. Arbitrator found defendant liable for breach of contract claims and awarded plaintiff over $14 million in damages.