Marybeth P. Mantharam

Marybeth P. Mantharam

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Location:
Buffalo, New York
Phone:
716-856-4868
Fax:
716-854-4070
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Marybeth Priore Mantharam focuses her time primarily on the defense of products liability actions. In particular, she defends the world's largest aerial work platform manufacturer and the leading manufacturer of specialty trucks.  Marybeth handles products liability cases in state and federal courts located throughout the United States, and represents other manufacturers, sellers and distributors locally in claims of defective products. Every year since 2013, Marybeth has named an Upstate New York Super Lawyer for Personal Injury - Products Defense.  In addition, in 2016, Marybeth was named the Best Products Liability Defense Lawyer in Upstate New York by Corporate News America.

Marybeth also represents clients in other civil litigation matters. She spends considerable time on complex commercial matters and contract disputes, and has successfully defended businesses and municipalities in personal injury and premises liability actions.  Marybeth also practices intellectual property law, with a focus on trademark protection.  She counsels clients on securing, maintaining and enforcing trademark registrations, and actively litigates infringement cases.

Marybeth is a Past President of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Western New York Chapter, and served six years on the organization’s board of directors.  She also is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County and the New York State Bar Association.  Marybeth is admitted to the bars of the states of New York and Illinois and is admitted to federal courts in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Michigan.

Marybeth resides in East Amherst, New York with her husband and two daughters.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Products Liability
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Intellectual Property

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2014
  • Illinois, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2004
  • New York, 2004

Education

  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Law Review: The Buffalo Law Review, Editor
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Best Product Liability Defense Lawyer in Upstate New York, Corporate News America, 2016
  • The American Bar Association and the Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property, 2003
  • Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Erie County Bar Association, Member
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Western New York Chapter, Member and Past-President
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

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