Suzanne Trivette

Associate
strivette@crowell.com
+1.212.895.4312

Suzanne Trivette is an associate in Crowell & Moring's New York office and a member of both the Advertising & Media and Intellectual Property groups as well as the State Attorney General practice.

As part of her advertising and media practice, Suzanne represents clients in matters related to marketing practices, advertising challenges before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, and compliance with consumer protection law. She also frequently advises on matters related to investigations brought by the Federal Trade Commission and State Attorneys General and actively tracks State Attorneys General actions on behalf of clients.

Her intellectual property practice focuses on representing and counseling clients on brand protection, portfolio management, trademark and copyright litigation and compliance, and trademark oppositions and prosecution.

In addition, Suzanne maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in civil and constitutional rights litigation, assisting individuals seeking asylum, and counseling nonprofit clients on intellectual property matters.

Suzanne graduated from New York University School of Law in 2019, where she served as executive articles editor for the Annual Survey of American Law. During law school, Suzanne worked as an intern at Pace Women’s Justice Center, a center advocating for survivors of domestic violence, and as a summer associate in Crowell & Moring's New York office. She also served as a Spring Semester Intern at the New York County District Attorney’s Office and as a Judicial Intern for Judge Koeltl of the Southern District of New York. Suzanne received her B.A. from Georgetown University in psychology and government with a minor in French.



Recognition

  • Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award, 2021


Affiliations

Admitted to practice: New York



Representative Engagements

  • Representing healthcare companies in complex antitrust lawsuit involving allegations of unfair drug pricing. 
  • Representing the U.S. commercial television industry in copyright royalties proceeding involving extensive discovery and hearings to determine the allocation of millions of dollars in cable royalties among several parties. 
  • Defending fashion design company in litigation involving allegations of copyright infringement and breach of contract. 
  • Representing international automobile manufacturer in trademark opposition related to mark covering automobile brokerage services. 
  • Assisting luxury fashion house with corporate governance and counseling related to ESG claims and marketing. 
  • Defended household goods company in National Advertising Division proceeding related to accusations of misleading anti-microbial claims and received favorable decision for the client. 
  • Represented large automobile company in negotiating multistate attorney general settlement related to marketing practices. 
  • Advised large brand management company on clearing different intellectual property aspects of considered designs. 
  • Defended and represented biotech company in parallel litigations alleging theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, and false advertising.


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Firm News & Announcements

December 21, 2021 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Honored by Legal Aid Society of New York
September 16, 2021 Crowell & Moring and ACLU of Maryland Achieve Victory in Removal of the Last Confederate Statue on Public Grounds in Maryland
May 5, 2021 Public Defenders, NAACP File Federal Court Challenge Demanding Immediate Removal of Racist Confederate Statue from Eastern Shore Courthouse