J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vivek Jayaram is an attorney who practices in the areas of business litigation, copyright, trademark, and commercial transactions. He has represented a number of Fortune 500 companies as well as small and midsized corporations around the world in a variety of industries, including technology, healthcare, digital media, software, food and beverage, engineering, real estate development & construction, and the arts. Vivek has years of experience handling complex intellectual property matters and general business disputes on behalf of companies in state and federal courts around the country.
Vivek has extensive experience handling copyright and trademark matters for several domestic and foreign businesses. In that regard, he has prosecuted and defended counterfeit cases, infringement matters, karaoke, ASCAP, and other cases arising under the Copyright and Lanham Acts. Vivek has also assisted clients in obtaining, protecting and enforcing trademarks, including conducting and reviewing searches and investigations for trademark clearance; preparing opinion letters; filing and prosecuting trademark applications; monitoring and policing the use of trademarks by third parties; and providing general trademark and domain name counseling. Vivek has also negotiated and structured the license or transfer of trademarks through license agreements and other corporate ventures.
Prior to the Jayaram Law Group, Vivek was an associate with Greenberg Traurig, and also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the Southern District of Florida. During his time with Judge Jordan, Vivek also served as a temporary law clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, where Judge Jordan often sits by designation. Over the course of the past five years, Vivek has contributed a significant amount of time to organizations like Chicago Artists Coalition, LegalArt (now Cannonball), and Lawyers for the Creative Arts, where he has assisted artists in obtaining favorable licensing deals and copyright and trademark protection.
Vivek earned his B.A. with honors from the University of Wisconisn-Madison and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. At Miami Law, he teaches a short course in IP Litigation.