Aaron Macris


Macris, Aaron

With a background in computer science, Aaron Macris provides superior legal representation for technology companies in matters relating to patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress, Hatch-Waxman litigation and intellectual property appeals. His experience also positions him to successfully help with the challenge of protecting and enforcing clients' intellectual property in several jurisdictions.

While attending law school, Mr. Macris served as a teaching assistant to Professor Robert Scott and as a research assistant to Professor Kathryn Judge. He was also an essays and reviews editor for the Columbia Law Review

Publications & News


August 3, 2017

The Relevance of Alternative Designs 16 Years After TrafFix

In this article written by Vinita Ferrera, Aaron Macris and Jeffrey Olshan, published in Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, authors discuss the many interpretations of TrafFix on alternative designs and provide guidance for litigants as such evidence can have a substantial impact in trade dress litigation. Dealing with it effectively requires an understanding of how courts differ in their treatment of alternative design evidence and the nuanced ways it can be used.


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JD, Columbia Law School, 2016, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize, James Kent Scholar, Richard J. Lipson and Paul S. Lipson Prize, Essays & Reviews Editor, Columbia Law Review, Best Brief in Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition

MS, Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2012

BS, Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2011

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