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Gregory DeSantis

Gregory DeSantis


Greg's practice focuses on intellectual property, including U.S. and International trademark law matters copyright, advertising and media law. He advises clients on all aspects of U.S. and international trademark law, including trademark prosecution, clearance, maintenance and enforcement. Greg advises media companies and major brands to produce, license and monetize creative content. He assists media companies and brands in navigating their intellectual property and contractual rights that affect how campaigns are activated and content is distributed across all media. Greg also advises clients on structuring and negotiating influencer and celebrity endorsement and other advertising agreements.

Greg has been published discussing intellectual property law matters with NYSBA's Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Journal and on Playbill.

Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaNew York
CourtsUnited States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • J.D., Hofstra University
  • B.A., North Carolina School of Arts


  • Rising Stars by Super Lawyers® for 2022-2024


Prior Experience

He graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he received a B.F.A in ballet with a minor in modern dance. In his career as a professional dancer, he performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco in addition to the Broadway National Tour of Movin' Out. He earned his J.D. at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where he completed the intellectual property law honors concentration. Gregory is a member of NYC Bar Association's Trademarks & Unfair Competition Committee.