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Seth H. Salinger

Newton, MA


Mr. Salinger is a 1989 graduate of Northeastern University School of Law. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts at Boston (1985). He is admitted to the Massachusetts bar, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has tried cases in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and has prosecuted appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also litigated before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. For, several years, he was a panel member of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. His clients include individuals and businesses, as well as other lawyers throughout Massachusetts, as well as from numerous other states and foreign countries. He has a 5-star Avvo rating.

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Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Organization and Choice of Entity
  • Business Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Asset Recovery/Collections
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Trademark/Copyright Infringement
  • Internet Law and e-Commerce
  • Real Estate Law and Landlord-Tenant Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • New York
  • India


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1989
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Won Bunselmeyer Prize for Distinction in Language and Literature
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Does a Sincerely-Held Religious Belief Confer a Right to Discriminate?, Boston Bar Journal, 1996

Representative Cases

Arnont T. Gerard, Inc. v. Gerard Farms Manomet, Inc., 18-83-CV-1277 (Massachusetts Superior Court 2018)

IBX Jets, LLC et al. v. Justin Sullivan, and UB Air, LLLC, 1:16-CV-11604-IT (United States District Court, District of Massachusetts 2018)

American Chair & Seating Corp. v. Restaurant Seating Corp. et al., 1:18-cv-10750-DPW (United States District Court, District of Massachusetts 2018)

Stuart v. Brini, 17-83-CV-223 (Massachusetts Superior Court 2017)

Schoefield v. Top Dog Records et al., 16-11469-RGS (United States District Court, District of Massachusetts 2017)

Bettencourt v. Bettencourt, 2016-J-0060 (Massachusetts Appeals Court 2017)

Boston Car Keys, Inc. v. Car Keys, Inc. , 15-84CV-01493 (Massachusetts Superior Court 2015)

Packaging Partners LLC v. Pilothouse Packaging LLC, 2014-P-1192 (Massachusetts Appeals Court 2014)

Taylor v. Cold Spring Green, LLC et al., 12-81-CV-03013 (Massachusetts Superior Court 2014)

Turin, Trustee of the Turin Family Trust v. Bengloff, 12-81-CV-04208 (Massachusetts Superior Court 2014)

Smart Planner Suite, LLC v. Marchex, Inc., 15:1114 (United States District Court, District of Massachusetts 2014)

Wash Safe Industries, Inc. v. Eco Outlet, LLC 14-CV-12424-PBS (United States District Court, District of Massachusetts 2014)

Amin v. Officer, 13-84-CV-01403 (Massachusetts Superior Court 2013)

Indigo America v. Big Impressions, 597 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2010)

Mack v. Paradigm Properties, et al., SUCV2002-04812 (Suffolk Superior Court 2006), Inc. v. McCracken, 312 F.Supp.2d 82 (Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Massachusetts 2004)

Shephard v. Bay Windows, 01-0284-E (Suffolk Superior Court 2003)

Representative Clients

  • Business Owners, Writers, Real Estate Developers, Musicians,
  • Contractors, Retailers, Artists, Photographers, Entrepreneurs,
  • Individuals

Honors and Awards

  • Bunselmeyer Prize for Distinction in Language & Literature

Past Employment Positions

  • Looney & Grossman, Associate, 1989 to 1996
  • Miller, Cassidy, Larocca, and Lewin in Washington, D.C., Intern
  • Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak, and Cohen, Boston, MA, Intern
  • Peckham, Lobel, Casey, Prince and Tye, Boston, MA, Intern
  • Suffolk County, Public Defender, 1999 to 2002

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past Panel Member - Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Ancillary Businesses

  • Of Counsel for Cumsky & Levin in Cambridge, MA