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Peter Afrasiabi
(949) 502-2871

University of Southern California, J.D., Order of the Coif, University of California Los Angeles, B.A. Economics, magna cum laude

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Ferdinand F. Fernandez
Central District of California, Judge Alicemarie H. Stotler

Practice Areas
IP Litigation

From his battles with Madonna over the “Material Girl” brand to protecting artists and inventors, Variety Magazine has named Peter a Top Intellectual Property and Entertainment lawyer. Peter has taught at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, co-authored a book on advocacy, and hosts the national Curious Lawyer CLE series where he provides intellectual property and advocacy education programs. His recent law book Burning Bridges has been an Amazon Top Seller and has received widespread acclaim for its account of the Cold War persecution-by-prosecution of labor leader Harry Bridges.

Peter speaks on Appellate Persuasion

Appellate Litigation

Peter has litigated scores of high-profile federal appeals before the federal and state courts, across patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret appeals. Peter regularly consults in preparing others for their appellate oral arguments and is Director of the Appellate Litigation Clinic at the University of California Irvine, School of Law where he teaches advocacy. A few are here:

UC Irvine law students win 9th Circuit immigration appeal

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