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Sara Crisafulli maintains a diverse litigation and intellectual property practice with an emphasis on complex commercial disputes, primarily in the areas of intellectual property and real estate. 

Sara has extensive experience managing global trademark portfolios and litigating intellectual property claims involving trademark, copyright and internet law. She represents clients from a variety of industries, including retail, fashion and luxury brands, as well as entertainment, advertising, hospitality, technology and media. As a member of the Brand Protection Group, she also handles domestic and international trademark prosecution, licensing, and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Additionally, she assists clients with brand protection measures, including the development and implementation of global enforcement and anti-counterfeiting strategies, and litigation of domain name disputes. 

In addition to her intellectual property practice, Sara has a wealth of experience in real estate litigation, including title insurance defense and coverage matters. Her clients include several of the leading title insurance companies, prominent real estate property owners, developers, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and hedge funds.


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Boston College, B.A., cum laude

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Named in The Legal 500 US in Trademarks: Non-Contentious (Including Prosecution, Portfolio Management and Licensing), published by Legalease Limited and John Pritchard (2023 and 2024)
  • Named "New York Metro Rising Star" in Business Litigation and Intellectual Property by Thomson Reuters (2014-2020)


  • Member, Bulletins Committee, International Trademark Association (Current)
  • Member, Anticounterfeiting Committee, International Trademark Association (2016-2019)
  • Member, Litigation Committee, New York City Bar Association (2012-2014)
  • Member, Enforcement Committee, Discovery Procedures Subcommittee, International Trademark Association (2012-2013)
  • Member, Trademark & Unfair Competition Committee, New York City Bar Association (2010-2012)