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Yan Senouf

Yan Senouf

New York, New York

Corporate Department

Yan Senouf is among the city's leading intellectual property lawyers, handling as much as $400 million in licensing deals in a year. He has extensive experience representing brand owners, distributors and licensees in complex and layered transactions. Moreover, he is an engaged and trusted corporate attorney acting as ‘outside' general counsel for businesses in their day-to-day affairs.

Company leaders seek his advice for growth financing, mergers & acquisitions and executive employment matters as well as management and monetization of their intellectual property assets. Clients value his keen marketplace insights, his capacity to develop and support results-oriented strategies and his tenacity in helping his clients reach their goals. Yan's litigation experience earlier in his career has been valuable. He brings significant experience to commercial, industrial and retail leasing and real estate acquisitions and dispositions.

Prior to Wachtel Missry, Yan cofounded a boutique IP law firm. He was a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School and a Research Assistant at Harvard Law School. Born in Casablanca, he speaks French fluently. He regularly advises nonprofits, foundations and charities in the Arts.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
  • Brown University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors

Past Employment Positions

  • Danish-American Society, Corporate Secretary
  • Lycée Français de New York, co-Chair Annual Fund

Wachtel Missry LLP
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Kingston, NY 12401
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California Office:
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Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614
Tel: (949) 660-8824
Fax: (212) 909-9511
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