Brown University, B.A., 2001
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2006
New Jersey Bar, 2006
New Jersey Federal Courts, 2007
New York Bar, 2007
Ariel Peikes is involved in all areas of trademark,
copyright, and unfair competition litigation. He works
directly with designers, restaurants, and other businesses
to establish and to protect their intellectual property
Mr. Peikes interned with the firm in 2006, during his last
semester of law school. After practicing litigation, labor,
employment, and education law for four years,
Mr. Peikes returned to the firm as an associate in November
He has appeared as counsel in numerous trials and hearings
before administrative bodies. He has also presented legal
arguments orally before state and federal courts and
submitted briefs to appellate courts, including the New
Jersey Supreme Court.
"Not Fair Use: How a Well-Known Artist Committed Copyright Infringement When he Copied too Much Without Commenting on or Criticizing the Original Work," GRR Intellectual Property News (June 2011).
"It's Thursday, Thursday: Rebecca Black's 'Friday' and its Many Parodies," GRR Intellectual Property News (May 2011).