Benjamin W. Karpf

Benjamin W. Karpf (Savannah, Georgia)

Benjamin W. Karpf

Attorney in Savannah, GA
Benjamin Karpf is a partner with Bouhan Falligant. His practice focuses mainly on commercial transactions, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, corporate matters, intellectual property litigation, advising clients on matters related to copyright law, the Internet, mobile devices, social media and related technology, and the clearance and prosecution of trademarks and service marks. Karpf joined the firm in 2011. Previously, Karpf practiced law in Washington, D.C., with a nationally recognized law firm. Georgia Trend magazine has name Karpf as one of Georgia’s “Legal Elite” in the field of intellectual property law.

Karpf has drafted and negotiated complex license and services agreements, including enterprise-wide software and content database license agreements and online service agreements, for major media companies. In addition, Karpf has managed extensive international trademark portfolios for clients located in the United States and abroad. He has also represented clients in connection with adversary proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and internationally, including before the World Intellectual Property Organization and the national trademark authorities in China and Chile.

A Savannah native, Karpf graduated from Savannah Country Day School and attended college, graduate school, and law school in Washington, D.C. Karpf received a B.A. in English from The George Washington University as well as M.A. and J.D. degrees from Georgetown University. During law school, Karpf served as an annual survey editor for the American Criminal Law Review and worked as a law clerk for the Center for Democracy & Technology and the Media Access Project. During graduate school, Karpf was a volunteer with the Future of Music Coalition.
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media Law
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Content Licensing
  • Cybersquatting
  • Domain Name Infringement
  • Domain Names
  • E-Commerce
  • Web Site Development
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • New Media Law
  • Newspaper Contracts
  • Newspaper Law
  • Trademarks
  • Internet Trademarks
  • Lanham Act
  • Service Marks
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Registration
  • Internet Technology
  • Technology Contracts
  • Technology Law
  • Technology Licensing
  • Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Internet Copyright Law

Experience & Credentials

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Admitted in 2007, Georgia
2008, District of Columbia
Law School Attended
Georgetown University Law Center
Class of 2007
cum laude
University Attended
George Washington University
Class of 1997

Georgetown University
Class of 2003

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Bouhan Falligant LLP
The Armstrong House, 447 Bull Street,
Savannah, GA 31401
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Benjamin W. Karpf
Bouhan Falligant LLP
The Armstrong House, 447 Bull Street,
Savannah, GA 31401

Bouhan Falligant LLP (Savannah, Georgia)