Susan J. Kohlmann is a litigator in Jenner's Content, Media & Entertainment Practice and Chair of the Trademark, Advertising, and Unfair Competition Practice. Clients seek her counsel on a wide variety of complex litigation matters, including copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes. She has represented companies in various class action and other commercial matters, as well as counseled large corporations on a variety of intellectual property and e-commerce issues. In addition to her extensive experience in jury and bench trials and arbitration proceedings, Ms. Kohlmann has extensive experience briefing and arguing appeals in the New York appellate courts and several federal circuit courts.
Ms. Kohlmann has been recognized by Legal 500 for her work in the Intellectual Property: Copyright and Appellate and Supreme Court practice areas. She also received recognition as a New York Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation for 2006-2012 and was named as an Outstanding Woman of the Bar by the New York County Lawyers Association in 2004. Jenner & Block's Content, Media & Entertainment Practice was recognized as a Band 1 practice in Chambers USA's Media & Entertainment Category in 2011 and one of only two firms nationwide to be ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 Intellectual Property-Copyright category. Ms Kohlmann serves on the Firm's Policy Committee, the senior governing committee of Jenner & Block and as Chair of the Diversity Committee.
Ms. Kohlmann has lectured and published on copyright issues. She was a panelist on "The Future of Intellectual Property: An Evening With Judge Alex Kozinski and Friends" at the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and spoken on Fair Use in the Digital Age at the New York City Bar and discussed termination rights under the U.S. Copyright Act at The Copyright Society in New York City. Ms. Kohlmann has served as a member of the New York City Bar's Nominating Committee, Chair of the New York City Bar's Committee to Enhance Diversity, and a member of the Executive Committee of the New York City Bar. She is also a member of the boards of Legal Momentum, the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Legal Services NYC.