Terrence J. McAllister


(203) 327-4500 x135

Mr. McAllister, who heads up the Trademark Practice Group, practices in all areas of trademark and copyright law. Before joining OGRP, Mr. McAllister was Trademark and Copyright Counsel for NYNEX Corporation. He has extensive experience counseling clients on all facets of protecting U.S. and foreign trademark portfolios, including: the availability and commercial advisability of proposed trademarks; all facets of trademark clearance, prosecution, infringement, licensing, domain name, and Internet & new media matters; and prosecuting and defending trademark opposition, infringement and domain name proceedings. Mr. McAllister is also experienced in handling copyright related matters, such as registration issues, ownership agreements, licenses and infringement/fair use issues.

State University of New York at Cortland, BA, Political Science
Pace University School of Law, JD

New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Courts, Southern District of New York / District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

International Trademark Association (INTA)
New York State Bar Association,
New Jersey State Bar Association,
The Fairfield County Bar Association

Copyright Society of the USA
Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group

Publications/Lecture Experience
Mr. McAllister has participated in numerous trademark and copyright programs for INTA, the Westchester-Fairfield Corporate Counsel Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association. He is a regular speaker for the quarterly Lee Hecht Harrison@Home Forum for Entrepreneurs, leading discussions on intellectual property issues for new start-up businesses. Mr. McAllister also hosts INTA Roundtables for members on a variety of trademark related issues.

Mr. McAllister also participates in the Pro Bono Partnership Volunteer Attorneys Serving Nonprofits (located in White Plains, New York) by offering his services to Westchester based nonprofit businesses and organizations seeking advice and counsel on various IP related issues.