Peter H.  Ajemian

Peter H. Ajemian



Trusted IP attorney with background as a professional musician. Brings an artist’s perspective to copyrights and contracts. Has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trademark and copyright disputes. 

Both an attorney and a professional musician, Peter Ajemian offers his clients a unique perspective as he combines his real-world experiences in the music industry with over a decade and a half of experience in intellectual property law. Peter is a published songwriter and guitarist with more than 40 songs placed in popular network and cable television shows, nationally released movies and commercials.

Peter focuses on trademark, copyright and entertainment law and is a trusted advisor to his clients in the music, entertainment and gaming industries. His experience as an accomplished attorney and professional musician provides Peter with a working knowledge from the artist's perspective in the development of songwriter publishing contracts and the establishment of copyrights.

Peter’s practice also concentrates on protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trademark, copyright and domain name disputes in Federal Courts, as well as in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). 

Prior to joining Brownstein, Peter was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig in its intellectual property and technology department. 

Representative Matters

Recent Experience

  • Represented Wynn Resorts against Resorts World in trade dress and copyright case involving world famous architectural design for Wynn properties. Case settled following TRO hearing.

Insights & Publications



  • J.D., 2005, University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, cum laude
  • B.A., 1992, State University of New York at Buffalo


  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada


American Bar Association

Nevada State Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

Community Involvement


Former Board Member, Nevada School of the Arts



Best Lawyers in America, 2023-2024

WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2021-2024

Vegas Inc Top Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2020

Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009, 2011-2015

Nevada Business Magazine, “20 Best Up & Coming Attorneys,” 2009