B.S., Cornell University
J.D., Hofstra University
LL.M. (Trade Regulation), New York University
Professor Platt is a partner in the New York City firm of Shwal & Platt. He has represented primarily international companies in the establishment and conduct of their United States operations, with particular emphasis on trademark and know-how licensing, distributorship arrangements, trademark registration and antitrust compliance. He has conducted federal and state court litigation and administrative proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and, on antitrust questions, before the Federal Maritime Commission.
Professor Platt was managing editor of the Hofstra Law Review and has published in trademark and constitutional law. He is currently an editor of The Trademark Reporter, which is the peer-reviewed publication of the International Trademark Association.