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Robert Peverada


Phone: (212) 708-1800 | Fax: (212) 246-8959

Robert Peverada is Of Counsel in the New York office of Ladas & Parry. Robert graduated from Stone Hill College with a B.A. in English and went on to receive a Jurist Doctorate from the Columbus School of Law, the Catholic University of America. He began his work at the USPTO, as a Trademark Examiner, handling a variety of classes of goods and services, including certification marks.  While at the USPTO, Robert was the President of the Trademark Society, and chaired the Trademark Society Lecture series. Robert was formerly  in-house counsel with Merck & Co, Inc. where he was an Assistant Counsel for Trademarks and Copyrights and headed the Landlord Tenancy Group of Merck’s Pro Bono Program, as well overseeing the Trademark and Copyright section of the Street Law program. Robert then went to practice intellectual property law at Ladas & Parry LLP where he specialized in the prosecution of US trademarks.


Stonehill College (B.A., 1969)
Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, (J.D., 1972)

Practice Areas
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Transactions

District of Columbia

Not admitted in New York

Key Industries
  • Pharmaceuticals
Associations & Organizations

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

  • Committee for Gray Market Goods and Counterfeiting as well as Standard Prefixes

Trademark Society

  • Former President

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

  • Former member

International Trademark Association (INTA)

  • Former member of Community Trademark Committee and Trademark Office and Industries Committees
Publications & Presentations

Former Chair of the Trademark Society Lecture Series
Lectured at TMO on Trademarks in the Pharmaceutical Industry