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/EINPresswire.com/ THE RESOLUTION LAW GROUP - PHILIP R. BERWISH, ESQ. An attorney with an interdisciplinary background, Mr. Berwish is admitted to the state and federal courts of New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. In addition to acting as counsel for Berwish Law clients, Mr. Berwish serves as Of Counsel to various law firms, including The Resolution Law Group P.C., assisting with litigation, appeals, client and corporate counseling. For example, as Of Counsel to the Law Office of Sybil Shainwald, P.C., located in New York City, Mr. Berwish litigated medical malpractice, pharmaceutical products liability and other women’s health issues, including assisting with multi-district-litigation. Mr. Berwish litigated a case of first impression in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking injunctive relief and litigating claims of unfair competition to prevent duplication and sale of unlicensed copies of client's films, most admittedly in the public domain, where client owned all theatrical rights and original negatives with a clear chain of title thereto. He litigated a franchise territorial dispute against the franchisor in the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts. The territorial dispute generated separate related state court actions against encroachment and against the franchisee owners advertising cooperative. Also litigated, the wrongful termination of a franchise, the wrongful termination of employment, the applicability of a Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC), defending against a temporary restraining order sought by employer-franchisor. Mr. Berwish successfully prosecuted an appeal extinguishing a debt paid by the co-maker of note, upholding UCC provisions. In addition, Mr. Berwish successfully prosecuted an appeal preserving the common law and regional trademark rights for the Visa trade name. Researched, wrote and successfully argued First Circuit Court of Appeals Brief against the U.S. Government appeal of a District Court dismissal of criminal tax evasion charges, prior to trial, unprecedented on speedy trial grounds. Litigated in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Massachusetts where the dismissal was first obtained. As a Right-of-Way Agent, researched titles and easements, prepared certificates of title, obtained survey access, worked with survey crews, negotiated easements, dealt with municipalities and governmental agencies to facilitate an oil pipeline construction project. Founding Co-Publisher of M: The Magazine for Montessori Families. Acted as corporate counsel to start-up medical technology company with its formation, acquisition of venture capital, licensing, advertising and day-to-day operation. Negotiated intellectual property rights & usage agreements for advertising agencies, design agencies, photographers and authors. Negotiated reacquisition of publication rights for author. Negotiated film option agreements. Assisted various start-up and marketing endeavors, with marketing agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition, non-circumvention, joint venture and strategic alliance agreements. Formerly, President, Board of Directors of The Photo Review, a small but nationally renowned critical journal of photography publishing quarterly since 1976; and, President of Casa Nueva Vida, Inc., a non-profit corporation and homeless shelter, located in Jamaica Plain, MA. Adjunct Faculty, Lesley College, School of Management, in Cambridge, MA, for the Community Agency Management Program [CAMP]. Program instructor for law-related segments, including Law & Ethics For Non-Profit Corporations. Assisted in the design of CAMP curriculum. BAR ADMISSIONS: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Massachusetts New York State Court of Appeals U.S. District Court for the For the Eastern District of New York U.S. Tax Court U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Massachusetts U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Cir
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