Adam M. Cohen

Adam M. Cohen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in New York, NY

Kane Kessler, P.C.
 | 666 Third Ave, New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-519-5146
Fax: 212-245-3009
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (60%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Adam Cohen is a partner in the firm and chairs the firm's Intellectual Property practice group. Mr. Cohen is regarded as a leader in intellectual property law.  He regularly represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property law (trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent licensing and litigation, publicity and privacy rights) in a variety of industry sectors.   Among other things, Mr. Cohen is involved in the procurement, protection and conveyance of intellectual property through licensing, acquisition and sale, joint ventures, franchising, assignments and other intellectual property transactions, general intellectual property counseling, the prosecution of trademark and copyright registration applications, intellectual property litigation before the federal and state trial and appellate courts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and various arbitration associations, the rendering of formal legal opinions and general commercial counseling.  Mr. Cohen regularly conducts seminars and panel discussions  on intellectual property issues. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York as well before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  Prior to law school, Mr. Cohen worked as a magazine editor and freelance writer.

About Adam Cohen

Admitted: 1989, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of New York City Bar Association Committee on Fashion and Apparel, 2015- Member of New York City Bar Association Committee on Art Law, 2006-2008, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Provide legal services for Time for Teens, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to counseling bereaved teens who lose their parents., 2011
  • Member board of directors Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc.


  • Brennan's Inc. v. Brennan's Restaurant, 360 F. 3d 125 (2d Cir.); Combined Tactical Systems v. Defense Technology, 589 F. Supp. 260 (SDNY); Allstar Marketing v. Your Store Online, 2009 WL 3156558 (CDCal); Canon, Inc. v. GCC International Ltd., 450 F. Supp. 2d 613 (SDNY); Schubert v. Barris, 698 NYS2d 475 (1st Dep't); Macmillan v. Roger Kahn, 600 NYS2d 236 (1st Dep't); In re Bridger Management, Serial No. 78/516349 (TTAB); Allstar Marketing v. Media Brands, 775 F. Supp. 2d 613 (SDNY); Rejent v. Liberation Publications, 611 NYS2d 866 (1st Dep't); Holford USA v. Harvey, 159 FRD 41 (SDNY)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Interviewed for and quoted in September 19, 2011 online edition of Corporate Counsel magazine on issue of importance of education for corporate employees regarding intellectual property issues, 2011

Educational Background:

  • Brown University (AB 1984);  Northwestern University Law School (JD 1988)

Industry Groups

  • Art
  • Consumer Products
  • Fashion Apparel
  • Healthcare
  • Luxury Goods
  • Media
  • Publishing
  • Retail
  • Technology
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Office Location for Adam M. Cohen

666 Third Ave
New York, NY 10017

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Last Updated: 3/23/2020

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