Michael A. Cohen


Mike Cohen specializes in brand management and protection.  He offers strategic advice to ‎clients regarding the selection, registration and enforcement of trademarks in the U.S. and ‎worldwide; copyright protection and enforcement; anti-counterfeiting strategies; internet ‎domain name disputes; the transfer and licensing of intellectual property rights; IP due ‎diligence for mergers and acquisitions; and entertainment, media and advertising law, ‎including advising clients on advertising and promotional campaigns, and negotiating and ‎enforcing book, music and movie deals and royalty agreements.

Mike is included on the ‎World's Leading Trademark Professionals list published by the UK-based World Trademark ‎Review, has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters for his Intellectual ‎Property work every year since 2006, and received the designation of Oregon Copyright Lawyer ‎of the Year for 2016 from Best Lawyers. 


Memberships & Awards


  • Intellectual Property Sections of the Oregon and Washington State Bars, Member
  • Computer & Internet Law Section of the Oregon State Bar, Executive Committee Member
  • American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, Governing Committee Member
  • International Trademark Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), Member


  • Received the designation of Oregon Copyright Lawyer ‎of the Year, Best Lawyers (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America© (2015)
  • Oregon Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property (2006-2016)
  • Ranked for Intellectual Property Lawyers in Oregon, Chambers USA (2017)

Resources & Ideas

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

Community Activities

Community Activities

  • Oregon Media Production Association, Member
  •  Hands on Portland, Project Leader
  •  Oregon Creative Industries, Board Member




Oregon State Courts

Washington State Courts

United States District Court, District of Oregon

United States District Court, District of Colorado

United States District Court, Western District of Washington

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

United States Supreme Court

Outside The Office