Amy F. Divino

Co-Chair, Trademark Prosecution Practice

Amy co-chairs the firm’s trademark prosecution group. She has extensive experience in all phases of trademark law in the United States and throughout the world. Her practice is focused on trademark protection and enforcement in dozens of fields including, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, health care, banking and financial, e-commerce, computer electronics, hardware and software, print and electronic media, and apparel. She represents clients in connection with counterfeiting matters, as well as with domain name infringement matters and other Internet-related issues.

Amy has transactional experience involving foreign and domestic trademark licensing and distribution agreements, as well as other agreements involving intellectual property interests. Amy counsels clients in connection with sales and distribution matters under the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, and license authorizations from the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Amy handles due diligence audits and provides advice in connection with merger and acquisition matters.

Amy's practice includes representing clients in ex parte and inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in litigation in federal courts and in other government and administrative venues around the world. Amy also has experience litigating matters before the National Advertising Division of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council in the United States as well as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Amy has had the privilege of taking up Asian intellectual property matters with President Obama’s Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator at the White House.

In addition to her trademark practice, Amy handles matters relating to copyright litigation, protection, and enforcement.

Amy is a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee and Women's Initiative Steering Committee.

Amy received her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from American University in 1988 and her J.D. from Pace University School of Law in 1991. While in law school, Amy received the American Jurisprudence Award in Products Liability. Prior to entering private practice, Amy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence C. Stammelman of the New Jersey Superior Court.



Intellectual Property Department Honored by World Trademark Review 2023

February 22, 2023

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Camille Miller and Amy Divino Featured in Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2017

May 31, 2017

Camille Miller and Amy Divino, both members of Cozen O'Connor's Intellectual Property department, were featured in Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2017.


IP Maintenance Payments for Russian Rights

May 12, 2022

This May, OFAC issued a new General License authorizing certain transactions related to patents, trademarks, and copyrights otherwise prohibited by sanctions.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

IP and the Early Stage Company

October 04, 2023 - New York, NY

Amy Divino will present at Pace University's Innovation Day.


  • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, J.D., 1991
  • American University, B.A., cum laude, 1988

Awards & Honors

Lawyer Monthly, Women in Law Award, 2017: Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year - USA

Lawyer Monthly, Women in Law Award, 2020: Intellectual Property - USA

World Trademark Review 1000, 2023

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey

Honorable Lawrence C. Stammelman, Superior Court of New Jersey

  • International Trademark Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • The Copyright Society
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Philadelphia Bar Association