- California (2016)
- New York (2008)
- New Jersey (2006)
Partner Joshua Graubart is a litigator and counselor admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and California.
Josh assists both rightsholders and content users in resolving intellectual property disputes. Past matters include representing
Josh also regularly works with artists and creators in resolving disputes with agents, managers and employers, including representing:
On the transactional side, Josh advises a wide range of clients with copyright and other IP licensing, assignment and other transactions, with a special emphasis on cross-border matters. Recently, he has advised
Josh also regularly counsels clients in the advertising and marketing industries. For example, he has advised
Josh is quite active in copyright and IP organizations. He is an officer of the New York chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA, and previously chaired the Information Technology and Cyberlaw Committee at the New York City Bar Association; he also served on the City Bar’s Intellectual Property Council. He is active in the US chapter of the Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI), the leading international organization on cross-border copyright law, and on the boards of IAFAR Ltd. and IAFAR Education Ltd., British and American not-for-profit organizations aimed at advocating for and educating the music industry about neighboring rights, a subspecies of copyright benefiting primarily performing and recording artists and record labels.
Prior to joining Romano Law, he was of counsel to a boutique New York City law firm for more than a decade, before which he practiced commercial litigation with two international law firms in New York City.
When not thinking about copyright, Josh skis, kayaks and hikes in and around upstate New York, and dreams of Japanese hot springs. He taught English for several years in northeastern Japan, undertook post-graduate work at American and British universities in Japanese legal history, clerked for two Japanese law firms in Tokyo while a law student, and is conversant in Japanese.