Maxine Lynn Barasch is a Partner with Keohane & D’Alessandro, PLLC. Maxine focuses her practice on prosecution of patents for technology, trademarks for business brands, and copyrights for creative materials like music and movies. In addition, she represents clients in IP transactional matters, including licensing, manufacturing and development agreements, and litigation. Maxine is an inventor herself, having two patents of her own issued on sex toys, and several other patent applications currently pending.
Maxine is widely respected in the adult industry community. In 2018, she was a presenter or panelist as XBiz LA, XBiz Miami, Adult Video Network’s Adult Novelty Expo in Las Vegas, and QwebecExpo in Montreal. Maxine has also published articles in various industry magazines, including XBiz World, XBiz Premiere, StorErotica, ED [Exotic Dancer] Magazine, and EAN (Europe). She has been profiled in The American Lawyer for her work relating to VR Sex Tech, and Corporate Counsel Magazine as a prominent attorney for sex toy companies.
New York State
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Court, Northern District of New York
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
J.D., Albany Law School
B.S. (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology), University at Albany
A.A. (Individual Studies), Hudson Valley Community College