Francesca Witzburg, Esq., is an award-winning legal strategist and intellectual property expert, representing top businesses, brands, entrepreneurs and celebrities. Inspired by her love of culture, fashion, music, art, tech, and entertainment, she helps businesses monetize their IP and stay protected and profitable. Francesca has worked with some of the top global brands including Prada and Tory Burch, and at the largest law firm in the world. She’s currently a partner at the nationally ranked IP law firm, Loza & Loza. Francesca’s practice centers on all aspects of trademark, copyright, and brand protection matters, as well as commercial transactions. She helps entrepreneurs and businesses in entertainment, fashion, beauty, luxury, technology, and consumer product industries protect, enforce, and monetize their intellectual property assets. She reviews their current assets to see what protections already exist, sees where clients have major gaps and exposure, and then designs a personalized protection strategy which includes education and ongoing support. Francesca has counseled top businesses, celebrities, artists, athletes and influencers. She also advises an array of clients from Fortune 500 companies. Francesca received her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the top ranked Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. Francesca is passionate about intellectual property and frequently writes, speaks, and teaches on the subject, with academically published pieces in The Trademark Reporter, Women’s Wear Daily, and Pepperdine Journal of Business. She has also been recognized as New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars and as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of venture capital firm Grant Barco Capital, and acts as a legal advisor for the anti-Asian discrimination group AAP(I BELONG), founded by Elizabeth Kari, mother of the woman attacked in Times Square this year. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, read, write, run, and Peloton.