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David S. Korzenik

Miller Korzenik Sommers LLP

New York, NY, USA


David S. Korzenik - Partner, Miller Korzenik Sommers LLP. His practice focuses on copyright (literary and dramatic works, music, photographs, online motion pictures, software and designs), and First Amendment law - the defense of media and news organizations against libel, privacy, rights of publicity, trade libel, newsgathering torts, unfair competition and other intellectual property and media related claims.

He represents numerous publishers, magazines, broadcasters, new media and technology companies, producers, authors, agents, advertisers and software companies. His practice extends to the international aspects of his client's intellectual property and media defense matters. He represented the German Government in the defense of copyright claims. He has overseen the defense of litigation in India on behalf of Forbes and Forbes Asia. He regularly works with foreign media counsel and manages defense of claims against U.S. media and human rights groups in foreign nations.

Adj. Professor at The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law teaching Media Law, Entertainment Law and Copyright for the past 22 years. Previously taught as adjunct faculty at Columbia University School of Business. He is the author of numerous articles and has lectured on media law and copyright, at various universities, law schools and bar association conferences in the U.S. and in Paris.

Member of the Media Law Resource Center, Magazine Publishers of America, Legal Affairs Committee and the Copyright Society.

A.B. from Harvard University, 1972; M.A. from Columbia University (Philosophy) 1976; and J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1979 (Articles Editor of the Law Review).



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