Speaking Engagements
  1. Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media

    Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media

    Andrew Berger is moderating a panel discussion at the Litigation Counsel of America‘s 2015 Spring Conference. The title of the program is Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media. The two panelists will be John G. Browning and David Perrott. See program announcement here. Share/Save

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  2. The Art of the Deal: Successfully Negotiating Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions

    The Art of the Deal: Successfully Negotiating Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions

      Andrew, joined by his colleagues Mark Grossman and Don Prutzman, will speak at the firm on Thursday morning January 24, 2013, on the art of the deal: how to negotiate intellectual property and technology transactions. The seminar will examine the difficult legal and business issues that often arise in software, copyright and trademark licenses, […]

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  3. Andrew to Speak on July 10 at Webinar Sponsored by GOAL About ICANN’s New gTLDs

    Andrew to Speak on July 10 at Webinar Sponsored by GOAL About ICANN’s New gTLDs

      I will speak at a GOAL (Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers) webinar on July 10, 2012 re one of the  most significant changes to the Internet, ICANN’s expansion of the namespace to include an unlimited new number of generic top-level domains (gTLDS) in any language. I will cover the following: a. Who applied for […]

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  4. Andrew Berger to Speak at Intellectual Property and Technology Association at Cornell Law School on Brand Protection

    Andrew Berger to Speak at Intellectual Property and Technology Association at Cornell Law School on Brand Protection

      Andrew will speak to the Intellectual Property and Technology Association at Cornell Law School on Tuesday evening March 26, 2012 on How Brands May Protect Themselves Against New Forms of Online Attacks and Infringements. Information about the program is here. Share/Save

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  5. Andrew to Moderate Internet Hot Topics Discussion at the ABA Litigation Section Annual Conference in D.C.

    Andrew to Moderate Internet Hot Topics Discussion at the ABA Litigation Section Annual Conference in D.C.

    Andrew will moderate a panel discussion at the ABA Litigation Section’s Annual Conference in D.C.  The topic will be “Internet and Social Media in the Forefront: Current Hot Issues and Developments.” The program will take place on Thursday April 19, 2012 between 3-4 pm. Speakers with be Peter Jaszi, Professor of Law at American University […]

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  6. Global Intellectual Property (IP) Offshoring Panel Discussion – Trends and Challenges in IP Offshoring – 15 Feb 2012

    Global Intellectual Property (IP) Offshoring Panel Discussion – Trends and Challenges in IP Offshoring – 15 Feb 2012

    Andrew will speak about the IP issues surrounding outsourcing at a webinar sponsored by Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (GOAL),  on February 15, 2012 at noon EST. The program is intended for: Buyers of legal outsourcing services – law firm partners, counsels, IP counsel and practitioners based in the US, UK and other markets; Service […]

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  7. Presentation at MENG Chapter on Protecting Your Brand and Intellectual Property from Online Infringement

    Presentation at MENG Chapter on Protecting Your Brand and Intellectual Property from Online Infringement

    Andrew will speak at a MENG (Marketing Executives Networking Group) NY chapter meeting on Tuesday evening February 7, 2012, on protecting your intellectual property from new forms of online infringements and brand attacks. The transcript of the talk is here. This is an outline of some of what he will cover. Andrew will discuss why […]

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  8. Webinar on Protecting IP in US and Abroad From Online Infringement and Brand Attacks

    Webinar on Protecting IP in US and Abroad From Online Infringement and Brand Attacks

      Andrew will speak at a webinar on January 26, 2012 at 10:00 am sponsored by the International Executive Resources Group on protecting your IP in the US and abroad from new forms of online infringements and brand attacks. Andrew will begin by discussing three reasons why global infringement is a growing and what governments […]

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  9. Webinar on How Authors Can Protect Their Intellectual Property

    Webinar on How Authors Can Protect Their Intellectual Property

    Andrew will present a one-hour webinar sponsored by the Cornell Entrepreneur Network on Thursday November 17, 2011 at noon EST on how authors can protect their works, negotiate favorable publishing agreements and protect those works, including  ebooks,  from Internet piracy. The webinar is the third in a 3-part series. The other two will focus on […]

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  10. BNA Program on Gray Market and Counterfeit Goods

    BNA Program on Gray Market and Counterfeit Goods

      Andrew will moderate a webinar on Wednesday October 26,2011, sponsored by BNA entitled Alternatives Now Available to Copyright and Trademark Owners to Combat Gray Market and Counterfeit Goods: Recent First Sale and Related Litigation. The 90-minute program will focus on recent 9th and 2d Circuit cases involving the clash between the first sale doctrine […]

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  11. PLI Seminar on November 1 on the First Sale Doctrine after Wiley v. Kirtsaeng

    PLI Seminar on November 1 on the First Sale Doctrine after Wiley v. Kirtsaeng

      Andrew will be a panelist in a webinar on November 1 sponsored by PLI dealing with the tension between Sections 109(a) and 602(a)(1) of the Copyright Act following the Second Circuit’s decision in John Wiley v. Kirtsaeng. Other panelists are William Dunnegan who represented John Wiley in this case and John T. Mitchell. Sections […]

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  12. Meng Virtual Chapter Presentation on Brand Protection on Social Media On October 12

    Meng Virtual Chapter Presentation on Brand Protection on Social Media On October 12

      Andrew will speak to the Marketing Executive Network Group (“Meng”) Virtual Chapter at noon on October 12, 2011 on how brands can protect themselves on social media. The Meng Virtual Chapter has over 270 marketing executives in 35 states and in 10 countries around the world. Andrew will discuss the new online challenges that […]

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  13. Two Video Clips on Protecting Your Brand From New Forms of Online Infringements and Attacks

    Two Video Clips on Protecting Your Brand From New Forms of Online Infringements and Attacks

      Protecting your brand from new forms of online infringements and attacks is becoming increasingly difficult. The Internet is now a wild west of content formation and brand owners can no longer control the message or as the Burger King commercial used to tout, “have it your way.” So what should you do? Here are […]

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  14. Friends Don’t Let Friends Steal Your Intellectual Property — Brand Protection in Social Media

    Friends Don’t Let Friends Steal Your Intellectual Property — Brand Protection in Social Media

      Andrew will be a panelist in a program sponsored by the New York County Lawyers’ Association on brand protection. The program will be held on September 13 at the Association’s Auditorium at 14 Vesey Street, 2nd Floor in N.Y. Other panelists are Sarah Feingold, general counsel at Etsy, Inc. and James Grimmelman, Associate Professor […]

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  15. A Program on the First Sale Doctrine Sponsored by the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries

    A Program on the First Sale Doctrine Sponsored by the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries

      Andrew will be a panelist at a webinar on the first sale doctrine sponsored by the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education. The program is entitled: The First Sale Doctrine After Costco and Vernor:  Where Do We Go From Here? The webinar […]

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  16. New York Global Law Week Challenges to International Intellectual Property Protection Program

    New York Global Law Week Challenges to International Intellectual Property Protection Program

    Andrew will speak at a program during NY Global Law Week sponsored by the International Section of the NY State Bar Association. The program, focusing on the challenges to international protection of intellectual property, will be held on May 11, 2011 between 3:00 and 5:00 pm and will take place at Andrew’s firm, Tannenbaum Helpern […]

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  17. American Conference Institute Advanced IP Forum and Workshop

    American Conference Institute Advanced IP Forum and Workshop

      The Advanced IP Forum for Advertising Counsel will take place in NY from April 27-29. The program offers an impressive list of speakers from the content and media industries. Andrew will moderate a panel at this Forum on April 28. The program brochure is here The April 28 panel will focus on combating IP […]

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  18. What’s Next with Gray Market Goods After the 4-4 Split in Costco v. Omega

    What’s Next with Gray Market Goods After the 4-4 Split in Costco v. Omega

        Andrew will speak at a luncheon program sponsored by the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. on March 16, 2011 on what the copyright supply chain (copyright holders, manufacturers, importers and distributors) should anticipate following the Supreme Court’s deadlock in Costco v. Omega. As a result of the deadlock we have no guidance whether […]

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  19. John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law on February 25

    John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law on February 25

    Andrew will be speaking in Chicago at John Marshall Law School’s 55th Annual Intellectual Law Conference on Friday February 25. His topic will be constitutional challenges to statutory damages for copyright infringement. He will focus on the Tenenbaum and Thomas-Rasset cases. Here is his article on the Tenenbaum case he prepared for the talk. It urges […]

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  20. Cornell Entrepreneurial Network Webinar on February 23: How to Brand, License and Protect your Intellectual Property

    Cornell Entrepreneurial Network Webinar on February 23: How to Brand, License and Protect your Intellectual Property

    Andrew will be speaking at a one-hour webinar sponsored by the Cornell Entrepreneurial Network on February 23 about how to brand, license and protect your intellectual property. The webinar will cover: • How can I transform my idea into a brand? • What kinds of market strategies work best in the physical and digital worlds? […]

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  21. Complimentary Program for Dance Companies on Social Media on February 12, 2011

    Complimentary Program for Dance Companies on Social Media on February 12, 2011

        Andrew will be speaking about how you can avoid legal problems while building your brand through social media at a program sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts, the BUILD Education Initiative and the NY State Bar’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section. The program will take place on Saturday February […]

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  22. Using Social Media to Build Your Brand Program on November 8, 2010

    Using Social Media to Build Your Brand Program on November 8, 2010

    I will be joining a panel of social media experts at a program on the evening of November 8 sponsored by the Copyright Society of the USA. The focus will be how to understand, navigate, employ–but not misuse– social media to enhance your business and brand. This is a membership building event for the Copyright […]

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  23. My Podcast on Sony BMG v. Tenenbaum Sponsored by Suffolk Law School

    My Podcast on Sony BMG v. Tenenbaum Sponsored by Suffolk Law School

    Sony BMG  v. Tenenbaum Here is the audio of the nine minute podcast I recently did for Suffolk University Law School discussing the district court’s decision in Sony BMG v. Tanenbaum and its impact on copyright enforcement if not overturned on appeal. If for some reason you can’t listen to it here, Legal Talk Network […]

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  24. Chloé v. Queen Bee: its Impact on Trademark Infringement Actions Against Internet Counterfeiters:Teleconference

    Chloé v. Queen Bee: its Impact on Trademark Infringement Actions Against Internet Counterfeiters:Teleconference

    Andrew will moderate a one-hour teleconference sponsored by Law Seminars International next Wednesday October 6 at 1 pm NY time discussing the recent 2d Circuit case of Chloé v. Queen Bee and its impact on  trademark infringement actions against Internet counterfeiters. Here is the link to the program brochure. The panelists are Joan K. Archer, […]

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  25. Licensing Across All Platforms: West LegalEdcenter, June 8, 2010

    Licensing Across All Platforms: West LegalEdcenter, June 8, 2010

    Andrew was a panelist at a webcast sponsored by the West LegalEdcenter entitled Licensing Across All Media Platforms on June 8, 2010. The moderator was Phyllis Weiss Haserot, President of Practice Development Counsel. Other panelists were Rand Brenner, President and CEO of Licensing Consulting Group and James Heaton, President &  Creative Director at the Tronvig […]

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  26. Licensing in the Digital Age Sponsored by the Copyright Society of the U.S.A, May 18, 2010

    Licensing in the Digital Age Sponsored by the Copyright Society of the U.S.A, May 18, 2010

    Andrew moderated a panel discussion sponsored by the Copyright Society of the U.S.A entitled Licensing in the Digital Age – Deals, Risks, and Challenges in the Media Frenzy. The program took place at Anchin Block & Anchin on May 18 beginning at 6 pm. The other panelists where Joe Salvo, Senior Vice President and Global […]

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  27. How to Brand, License and Protect your Intellectual Property, Sponsored by the Cornell Entrepreneurial Network, May 4, 2010

    How to Brand, License and Protect your Intellectual Property, Sponsored by the Cornell Entrepreneurial Network, May 4, 2010

    Andrew will be a panelist at a program sponsored by the Cornell Entrepreneurial Network entitled How to Brand, License and Protect your Intellectual Property. It will take place at the Cornell Club in New York on May 4, 2010 beginning at 6 pm. Other panelists are Stephanie A. Jacqueney, Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs […]

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  28. Advanced Seminar on Copyright Law, April 30, 2010

    Advanced Seminar on Copyright Law, April 30, 2010

    Andrew spoke about statutory damages in copyright litigation at the Advanced Seminar on Copyright Law sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute in New York on April 30, 2010. The program moderator was Richard Dannay, a partner at Cowan, Liebowtiz & Latman. For the program and more information, click here. Share/Save

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  29. When is Appropriation Art Infringing? 2009 National Conference of the Appraisers Association of America, November 8, 2009

    When is Appropriation Art Infringing? 2009 National Conference of the Appraisers Association of America, November 8, 2009

      Andrew spoke to the 2009 National Conference of the  on November 8, 2009. The title of his talk was Hey That Looks Like Mine: When Is Appropriation Art Infringing.” See http://tinyurl.com/y8aze7d. Share/Save

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  30. Spark Brand Protection Talk April 7, 2009

    Spark Brand Protection Talk April 7, 2009

      Andrew spoke to Spark, a group of independent designers, on April 7, 2009 on copyright issues. Joining him that evening was Donald Prutzman, a partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt, LLP who spoke on trademark basics. See http://tinyurl.com/yeergp6. Share/Save

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  31. How to Protect Your Copyrighted and Trademarked Works in an Internet Age

    How to Protect Your Copyrighted and Trademarked Works in an Internet Age

      Sponsored by Hudson Valley Bank and CUNY Law School on October 23, 2008 and presented by Andrew Berger and Donald Prutzman. Andrew outlined copyright basics; and Donald explained trademark basics. For an outline of copyright basics presentation, please click here. For an outline of the trademark basics presentation, please click here. Share/Save

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