Your LEGAL Team

Our team includes specialized attorneys and of-counsel lawyers whose experience is placed at your disposal, each carefully matched to your precise legal needs as well as to the jurisdiction in which the services are required. We also have highly trained support staff and paralegals to service your legal matter seamlessly and efficiently.
Robert Popescu, Esq.

Robert Popescu, Esq.

Founder

Bio

 

ROBERT POPESCU, Esq. graduated with a BA degree from MSU, cum laude. Mr. Popescu received his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a member of the bars of the State of New York, the State of New Jersey and of the District of Columbia.

Mr. Popescu has held membership in the American Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Bar Association of Monmouth and Middlesex Counties, New Jersey, as well as Bars of the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of Michigan. He is also a member of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (New York, Connecticut, Vermont), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, the Virgin Islands) and of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Popescu is an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, where he has been teaching litigation to future attorneys for the past 11 years. Read More

Alozie Etufugh, Esq.

Alozie Etufugh, Esq.

Of Counsel on Special Projects

Bio

 

Mr. Etufugh has a background in Electrical Engineering for which he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) degree from Manhattan College. He received his law degree from Pennsylvania State University and is a registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). He is licensed to practice in both States of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Etufugh is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York (EDNY & SDNY), and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).

Mr. Etufugh has represented small, mid-sized and Fortune 500 Companies in the procurement, protection and enforcement of their Intellectual Property rights. Mr. Etufugh has experience in dealing with patent prosecution issues including: patent application drafting & preparation, responding to office actions, filing of continuation applications, and filing of applications under the USPTO’s Accelerated Examination program. Mr. Etufugh has also provided clients with advice and counsel regarding patent litigation strategy and licensing. In addition, Mr. Etufugh has represented clients in a variety of trademark issues including: trademark application filing & prosecution, trademark administrative disputes before the Trademark Trial & Appeals Board of the USPTO (Opposition and Cancellation proceedings), responding to and/or initiating cease & desist requests. Further, Mr. Etufugh has also provided clients with a variety of opinions including: trademark clearance opinions, freedom to operate opinions, and patentability/novelty opinions.

 

Augustine ZABRAUTANu, Esq.

Augustine ZABRAUTANu, Esq.

Of Counsel on Special Projects

 

 

AUGUSTIN ZABRAUTANU, Esq. is a graduate of Bucharest University. He holds a degree in juridical science and is a licensed attorney in Romania. His post graduate work included courses in private legal practice and criminology at Bucharest University School of Law. Although Mr. Zabrautanu is a seasoned criminal law litigator, his current practice focuses on complex civil litigation, as well as international transactions and commercial consultancy.

He is a member of the National Union of the Romanian Bars and of the Bucharest Bar. Mr. Zabrutanu speaks English and Romanian.

CARMENZABRAUTANu, Esq.

CARMENZABRAUTANu, Esq.

Of Counsel on Special Projects

 

 

CARMEN ZABRAUTANU, Esq. is a graduate of Bucharest University. She holds a degree in juridical science and is a licensed attorney in Romania. Ms. Zabrautanu’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, commercial consultancy, family, real estate and employment law.

Ms. Zabrautanu is a member of the National Union of the Romanian Bars and of the Bucharest Bar. She speaks English and Romanian.

GIAN PIERO RINALDI, Esq. received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Bologna, Italy. Mr. Rinaldi also holds a Master degree in comparative law from George Washington University and a second Master degree in international affairs (M.A.I.A.) from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Rinaldi is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and before the bar of Italy. He concentrates in the field of commercial and international law. His practice includes international trade litigation, international arbitration, transactional work as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Rinaldi is fluent in Italian, English and French.

 

We place the latest technological advances in the service of our clients. From hi-tech courtroom evidentiary displays to routine multi-party video-conferencing abilities from any of our offices, your legal matter will have every modern advantage available today.
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