Stuart D. Sender


Madison, NJ
One Giralda Farms
Madison, NJ 07940
P 973.966.3234 F 973.966.3250
P 973.966.3234 F 973.966.3250


Stuart Sender has experience in a broad range of intellectual property litigation and licensing matters. His practice includes litigating patent and trademark infringement suits and counseling on intellectual property matters such as:

  • Representing plaintiffs or defendants in patent infringement suits in the pharmaceutical, chemical, electrical and mechanical arts;
  • Advising on registration and licensing of trademarks in diverse industries, from automotive, to cosmetics, food, internet businesses, restaurants, retail, high fashion and high tech;
  • Trademark litigation on behalf of clients in diverse industries both to enforce trademarks and obtain injunctive relief, and to defend against trademark infringement claims;
  • Advising pharmaceutical companies on strategies concerning ANDA filings;
  • Advising industrial chemical companies with respect to licensing and designing around patents in the polymer coating field;
  • Litigating patents and licenses in the agricultural chemical field;
  • Licensing technology, software and other intellectual properties in the computer, communications, semiconductor, automotive coatings, industrial chemical, pharmaceutical, medical device, video game, electrical equipment, manufacturing, advertising and fashion industries;
  • Advising on confidentiality and noncompetition agreements; and
  • Evaluating intellectual property in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Sender is a frequent speaker on intellectual property litigation and licensing issues. He teaches Patent Law as an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers Law School and has taught Patent Litigation in the past.


  • The Best Lawyers in America - Litigation-Intellectual Property (2021-2024) and Litigation-Patent (2023-2024). In 2024, he was named "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation-Intellectual Property.

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Bar Association of the City of New York
  • Master, John C. Lifland, American Inn of Court

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  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1980
  • B.S.E., Princeton University, 1977


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office