Litigation for plaintiffs and defendants and counseling on broad spectrum of copyright, unfair competition and trademark issues relating to ownership and infringement of: literary and graphic characters; motion pictures; fiction and non-fiction literary works; television programming; scientific, instructional and educational testing materials; music; artworks and trademarks and trademark concurrent use agreements. Preparation and negotiation of contracts and licensing in all areas, including mergers and acquisitions, author/publisher agreements for books, commissioned artworks and purchase/sale of works of art.
Recipient in 2013 of Twelfth Annual American Inns of Court Professionalism Award in the Second Circuit; Listings in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, New York Metro Super Lawyers (in 2012, 2007 in top 100), The Legal 500 U.S., World Trademarks Review 1000 (Gold), Managing Intellectual Property magazine, Who's Who Legal, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who Legal Trademarks, and various other Who's Who publications. - See more at: http://www.frosszelnick.com/ourlawyers/roger-l-zissu#sthash.QJ3yiPMP.dpuf
- U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1965
- U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit, 1965
- U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit, 1999
- U.S. Tax Court, 1972
- United States Supreme Court, 1974
- U.S. District Court for Northern District of New York, 1989