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Admitted to the New York State Bar, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Pedram is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation and Real Estate Group. Pedram previously served as a judicial intern with the Hon. Martin E. Ritholtz of the Queens County Supreme Court, as an intern with Forbes.com LLC in their in-house legal department and as a law clerk at Meltzer Lippe. Pedram has experience in commercial litigation, corporate law, real estate law, labor and employment law and intellectual property law. Pedram’s representative cases include breach of contract, non-competition agreements, wrongful termination, unfair competition, copyright and trademark infringement, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, false advertising under the Lanham Act, FINRA disputes, breach of fiduciary duty by an investment advisor including failure to diversify and allocate assets, winding up partnerships, corporate dissolution, freeze out mergers, subscription agreements, confidentiality agreements and much more.
Pedram graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a concentration in intellectual property law. Pedram’s legal expertise in the field of intellectual property law and internet law includes privacy and publicity rights in Facebook advertising, domain name disputes, cyber-squatting, online trademark and copyright infringement, violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, notice and takedown letters, website provider immunity under the Communications Decency Act, violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, violations of a non-compete agreement through Facebook and LinkedIn and more.
Pedram graduated from New York University, College of Arts and Science, with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. Pedram earned his Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While at Cardozo, Pedram served as a staffer and then as Associate Symposium Editor on the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal. Additionally, Pedram served first as a Justice and then as Chief Justice of the Cardozo Judicial Tribunal. Pedram was a member of Cardozo’s Intellectual Property Law Society and the Sports and Entertainment Law Students Association.
Pedram enjoys various sports, music and spending time with family and friends both in Long Island and New York City. Pedram serves on the board of various Jewish organizations and serves on the board of the Iranian American Bar Association’s New York Chapter. Pedram's professional affiliations include the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association.