Powley & Gibson, P.C. is a full service intellectual property law firm.

Our firm advises and counsels clients on a wide range of intellectual property issues in various industries, including pharmaceutical, retail, food services, publishing, apparel, financial services, sports management, energy, entertainment and the arts, and transportation. Our firm also represents many small companies and start-up ventures.

Powley & Gibson is located at 60 Hudson Street, New York, New York in the TriBeCa district of lower Manhattan. The firm utilizes state of the art computer and communications technology and has cutting-edge legal research abilities.

Who We Are

Our firm specializes in all aspects of trademark law, unfair competition, and copyright law, as well as entertainment, Internet and new-media related matters.

In addition, our attorneys regularly litigate before both Federal trial and appellate courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board as well as providing comprehensive services in the areas of contracts and licensing.

Powley & Gibson also protects our client’s IP rights abroad by working closely with a select group of experienced attorneys and agents around the world.



In Our Words

Powley & Gibson prides itself on the individual and specialized attention it gives to each of its clients. Our attorneys consistently provide the highest level of service in both routine and complex matters. We take time to learn our clients’ businesses so that we can help clients get the results they are seeking at very competitive prices.

Our Story

In 2002, after practicing more than fifteen years in the area of intellectual property at Nims, Howes, Collison, Hansen & Lackert, and then at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, LLP, Rob started the Law Office of Robert L. Powley, which is now Powley & Gibson, P.C.

The firm has grown steadily over the last twenty-one years with James M. Gibson joining the firm in early 2006 and Thomas Curtin joining in 2015.  Jim has practiced in the IP field for twenty five years, having started his career at Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P. and later becoming a partner at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, LLP.  Tom has been practicing in the IP field for thirty years starting at Nims, Howes, Collison, Hansen & Lackert where he became a partner, then of counsel at King & Spalding and partner at Lathrop & Gage before joining Powley & Gibson, P.C.