David Rabinowitz is co-head of the Litigation Department and a member of the Intellectual Property Department and Legal Ethics and Law Firm Practice Department at Moses & Singer, where he has been a partner since 1985. He handles civil commercial cases of all kinds and in particular both litigates and advises clients on financial industry and intellectual property matters. He is a frequent speaker on ethical issues concerning negotiations. Mr. Rabinowitz has appeared in state and federal courts and in arbitrations throughout the United States.
Mr. Rabinowitz has lectured and participated on panels before the Bar Association of the City of New York, the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, the Institute of International Banking Law, the Copyright Society of the United States, the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, the National Association of Recording Manufacturers, the Licensing International annual convention, the Professional Education Broadcast Network and the Massachusetts Software Council. He has taught Copyright Law at Seton Hall Law School. He is a member and former trustee of the Copyright Society of the United States. Mr. Rabinowitz has published numerous articles which have appeared in Advertising Age, Entertainment Law Reporter, The Entertainment Publishing and the Arts Handbook, The Bulletin of the Copyright Society of the United States American Lawyer's Corporate Counsel Magazine and The Practical Lawyer.
- Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1976, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1973-1976
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., 1972
- "New York Resolves In-House Counsel Bar Admission Problem"
- "Up Close and Professional with New York’s Engagement Letter Rules"
- "Communications Decency Act"
- "Non-Traditional Fee Arrangements and Doing Business with Clients"
- "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About the Copyright Act Before 1909"
- "Web Site Story 6-Breakaway Employees Beware"
- "Web Site Story 5-Emerging Limits to Out-of-State Jurisdiction over Web Sites"
- "Web Site Story 4-Nationwide Internet Jurisdiction is not Ended by Blue Note"
- "Web Site Story 3-The Emerging Tort of Domain Name Infringement"
- "Web Site Story 2-Finding Yourself Subject to Jurisdiction Far, Far Away"
- "Web Site Story-A Legal Primer for Web Site Owners and Designers"
- "Copyright Preemption: New York State's Erroneous Interpretation"
- "Copyright and Trademark Infringement: Current Techniques for Plaintiffs and Defendants"
Presentations – (last 10 years - most recent year for series)
- 2017 Practicing Law Institute program, "Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer"
- 2017 Practicing Law Institute program, "Advanced Licensing Agreements"
- 2016 Institute of International Banking Law Standby and Guaranty Forum and Law Summit, “Recent Letter of Credit Cases”
- 2016 Practicing Law Institute program, "Understanding The Intellectual Property License"
- 2016 New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, “Cases in Negotiation Ethics”
- 2015 Practicing Law Institute program, “Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services”
- 2014, 2012, 2007 Copyright Society of the U.S.A., “Show Me the Money: The Essentials of Valuation of Copyrights in Transactions and Litigation,” "Basic Ethics for the Negotiating Lawyer," "Non-Traditional Fee Arrangements and Doing Business with Clients"
- 2013 National Association of Recording Manufacturers, “Negotiation Ethics”
- 2010 Professional Education Broadcast Network, “Ethics in Negotiations”
- 2008 Licensing International - "Winning Ethics in Licensing"
- 2007 Practicing Law Institute program, "Internet Law Institute"
- 2007 CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival, “Games Without Frontiers”
- 2001-2004 Adjunct Professor, Copyright Law, Seton Hall Law School