Attorney Profiles

Arnold E. Sklar


Partner — Los Angeles


Arnold E. Sklar is a partner in the Firm's Los Angeles office. With over 35 years of experience, his practice is devoted to intellectual property, franchise and distribution, business transactions, licensing, and litigation, and related matters. He has represented defendants and plaintiffs in disputes involving claims of trademark, trade dress, service marks, and copyright infringement, unfair competition, the right of publicity, contract and license disputes and franchise disputes.  He has negotiated copyright licenses for software and graphic works, and trademark licenses.  His representative subject areas include product configurations, customer lists, jewelry, ornamental designs, works of art, fabric designs, catalogues, apparel, franchises, consumer products and services.

He earned is J.D. from the University of Southern California in 1971 and his B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1968. He has been a member of the California State Bar Franchise Law Committee and served as its Vice-Chair from 1993-1994.