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Nils Victor Montan
Attorney at Law
Nils Victor Montan has practiced intellectual property law for over 30 years. He has practiced in various settings, including private law firms, trade associations and major corporations. For nearly 15 years he was Vice President, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Warner Bros., the major entertainment Studio in Los Angeles, California.

He has been active in intellectual property trade associations, including terms as the President of the International Trademark Association and The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition. He has testified before committees on intellectual property legislation before the Federal Congress and before a number of State Legislatures. He is considered an expert in the laws pertaining to Copyright Piracy and Trademark Counterfeiting and is the author of the book Trademark Counterfeiting in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

University of Virginia School of Law (LLM 1988)

American University, National College of Law (JD 1978)
• Administrative Law Editor-In-Chief, American University Law Review
George Washington University (MS Forensic Science 1977)

Cornell University (BS Psychology 1971)


Dannemann, Siemsen Bigler & Ipanema Moreira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Special Counsel 2008 - 2011
International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, Washington, DC
• President 2006 - 2008
Warner Bros, Los Angeles, CA
• Vice President, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel 1992 - 2006
Thelen Marrin Johnson & Bridges, Of Counsel, (Los Angeles, CA 1988 - 1992)
Ward Lazarus, Grow & Cihlar, Washington, DC
• Associate and Partner 1979 - 1988


Admissions & Affiliations

State Bar of California - 1988
Virginia State Bar - 1981
District of Columbia Bar - 1978

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