Bernstein IP is a boutique law firm based in Manhattan.

We offer a full range of legal services, sometimes at a flat rate, related to branding of products and businesses, including prosecution and litigation of domestic and international trademarks and service marks, as well as advice and counseling on copyright issues. The Firm also concentrates a large portion of its practice in connection with international Internet law issues with a focus on Internet Registries and New gTLDs. We strive to give value and attention to our clients in many ways.

Karen Bernstein
Media & Press
Appearances

Leslie Marshall Interviews Karen Bernstein

Leslie Marshall Interviews Karen Bernstein

Karen J. Bernstein appeared on the Leslie Marshall Show to discuss the Right to be Forgotten Ruling against Google in Europe. Original Air Date: May 16, 2014 Listen Here: [ca_audio url_mp3="http://bernsteinip.com/radio/Leslie Marshall interviews Karen Bernstein...

Lawyer Fights Texas To Keep His Domain Name

Lawyer Fights Texas To Keep His Domain Name

A Texas worker’s compensation attorney convinced a federal appeals court to send his case back to the trial court to reconsider the issue of whether he is entitled to keep his domain name, “Texasworkerscomplaw.com.”  This is not a typical domain dispute brought under...

Victoria Secret Loses UDRP to Brothel

Victoria Secret Loses UDRP to Brothel

In an unusual and interesting ruling, WIPO denied Victoria's Secret complaint against a brothel for transfer of the domain name, Victoriassecrets.com.au.  (Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management v. Pickard, Case No. DAU2012-0015 (WIPO July 3, 2012) Victoria's...

I Want to Register a Trademark

I Want to Register a Trademark

Under United States Law you can establish rights in a trademark simply by using it.  However, owning a federal trademark registration on the Principal Register provides several key advantages: Constructive notice to the public of your ownership of the trademark Your...

Starting a New Brand

Starting a New Brand

Many of my clients ask me what they should do when first creating a brand.  The very first thing you want to do is to search for the proposed brand name on Google or some other search engine to see if someone else is already using it for the same types of products or...

Sending a Cease and Desist Letter?

Sending a Cease and Desist Letter?

Are you receiving phone calls from customers confused into thinking that your company is someone else?  Are you receiving e-mails from customers about products you do not carry?  These are the telltale signs that someone else may be using a confusingly similar...

Received a Cease and Desist Letter?

Received a Cease and Desist Letter?

The first thing you should do is don’t panic.  Contact Bernstein IP. Once retained, we will review the letter and draft a response letter, if it is determined that your case has merit.  Our firm will charge a flat fee to respond to the cease and desist letter.  Any...

Copyright Information

Copyright Information

Article I, Section of the United States Constitution provides to “Authors … the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries,” so long as the work is “original.” Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act provides the owner of a copyright the exclusive...