Karen J. Bernstein

Karen J. Bernstein, LLC

Karen J. Bernstein

In Karen’s former life she was an executive in the advertising business, as well as having been a personal manager and published songwriter in the music business before heading to law school.  Today, Karen brings her unique background and skills to the practice of law by representing clients in a wide variety of settings, including Internet law issues such as evaluating domain name portfolios

Professional Work Experience

PRYOR CASHMAN SHERMAN & FLYNN LLP, New York, New York – 1/06-7/07

AMSTER, ROTHSTEIN & EBENSTEIN, New York, New York – 9/01-12/05

Education and Law School

New England School of Law, 2001 University of San Francisco, 1997
  • Bachelor of Science, Organizational Behavior

Noteworthy Achievements

Professional Associations

* New York State Bar Association
* New York County Lawyer’s Association
* American Bar Association
* International Trademark Association

Honors, Awards & Achievements

* New England Scholar Award (Top 10% of Class, 2000-2001)
* New England School of Law Service Award (2001)
* CALI Award, Trial Practice (2001)
* Winning Finalist of Entertainment Law Initiative Legal Writing Contest (co-sponsored by The American Bar Association and The Recording Academy®/Grammy’s) 2000

Notable Cases & Court Appearances

* Int'l Healthcare Exchange, Inc. v. Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC, No. 02 Civ. 7862, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2649 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 11, 2007)

* Sanofi-Synthelabo v. Apotex, Inc., No. 02-CV-2233, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 65127 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 31, 2006)

* Berlent v. Focus Features LLC, No. 06 Civ. 2834, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41095 (S.D.N.Y. June 8, 2006)

* Novartis Pharms. Corp. v. Apotex Corp., No. 02 Civ. 8917, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11382 (S.D.N.Y. June 18, 2004)

* Sanofi-Synthelabo v. Apotex, Inc., 299 F. Supp.2d 303 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)

Other Professional Licenses

* Editor-In-Chief, New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement, 2000-2001

* The Status Of The Law On Sound Recordings As Works Made For Hire, New York State Bar Association: ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS & SPORTS LAW JOURNAL (12/2000)

* The Fairness in Music Licensing Act Is Not So Fair: A Report On The World Trade Organization Decision, New York State Bar Association: ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS & SPORTS LAW JOURNAL (12/2000)

* Net Zero: The Evisceration Of The Sentencing Guidelines Under The No Electronic Theft Act, 27 NEW ENGLAND J. ON CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CONFINEMENT 57 (2001)

* The No Electronic Theft Act: The Music Industry’s New Instrument In The Fight Against Internet Piracy, 7 UCLA ENT. L. REV. 325 (2000)

Notable Appearances

* Domain Roundtable
* Domain Name Fest

Other Information

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Contact Information

  • 100 Park Avenue
    Suite 1600
    New York, New York 11231
  • (212) 339-9955
  • Other Locations:
    New York » New York

Law Office Details

  • Lawyers in Firm: 1-10
  • Fee Types Accepted
    Free Consultation
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  • Languages Spoken