Lori P. Hager

Of Counsel

(973) 631-6028
350 Mount Kemble Avenue
P.O. Box 1917
Morristown, NJ 07962

Lori Hager joined the firm at its inception.  She practices in the commercial litigation group with an emphasis on intellectual property, and contract disputes.  Her practice concentrates on numerous types of claims including copyright, patent and trademark infringement claims, preparation and prosecution of copyright and trademark applications, and the supervision of trademark oppositions.  In addition, Ms. Hager provides general corporate counsel and litigates corporate claims.

Lori has experience in all phases of litigation from discovery through appellate briefing and argument.  She is experienced in practicing before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office concerning trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings. She acts as corporate counsel to a number of businesses, consulting in areas that include corporate strategy, structure, copyright and trademark portfolio maintenance, and protection of trade secrets. 

In 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court appointed Lori to serve on the District XA Ethics Committee.  Lori regularly presents seminars to educate attorneys, clients and the public on Intellectual Property issues and business ethics.  She serves on the board of directors for several non-profit organizations and donates many hours of her time to pro bono activities. 

Lori served as judicial clerk for the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, Assignment Judge for the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County for the 2002-2003 term. 

News

Speaking Engagements

New York City Bar Association Bridge The Gap, Landlord Tenant and Introduction to Intellectual Property, New York, NY 2012, 2013, 2014

Evidence and Ethics seminars Paralegal Association of New Jersey, Presenter, 2012, 2013 and 2014,

Ethics seminars, South Jersey Paralegal Association, Presenter 2014. 

Promotional Products Association International, Las Vegas, Nevada Presenter, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013,

What to Do with Your Paralegal, New Jersey Bar Association Convention, May 17, 2013 

Copyright Pot holes and Speed Bumps on the Information Superhighway, LawLine, Webinar for Attorney CLE Credit, December 15, 2011

Seton Hall University Copyright Symposium, Presenter, March 5, 2009, Presentation and panel discussion on copyright issues to college professors.

Publications and Presentations

"The Hidden Costs of a Home Purchase," Garden State Woman Magazine (Issue 47) Co-Author

Awards and Honors

New Jersey Law Journal, New Leaders of the Bar for Intellectual Property Litigation (2014)

Selection for inclusion in New Jersey Rising Stars, Intellectual Property Litigation (2009 - 2016)

Community Service

Board of Directors, The Metro YMCA Of the Oranges

Trustee, The 200 Club of  Morris County

New Jersey State Bar Association, Law Adventure Committee, Member

New Jersey State Bar Foundation Speaker’s Bureau, Member

Membership

Member, American Bar Association

Member, New Jersey Bar Association

Member, Morris County Bar Association