Mark Lerner is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP where he specializes in trademark and copyright law.
Mr. Lerner represents clients ranging from publishers, to advertising agencies, to multi-national consumer products companies.
Mr. Lerner counsels clients on trademark selection and clearance, and has extensive experience prosecuting trademark applications and managing international trademark portfolios.
Mr. Lerner is also a litigator with experience in intellectual property disputes and commercial litigation. He has successfully defended clients in trademark, trade dress and false advertising cases.
Mr. Lerner was selected by Super Lawyers in 20181 for Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation and General Litigation. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the methodology can be found at the Super Lawyers website.
In addition, Mr. Lerner has experience in pre-publication and pre-broadcast review and sweepstakes administration. He also regularly assists clients in transactions involving intellectual property and licensing.
Admitted to practice in New York State and before the U.S. District Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth and Tenth Circuits, Mr. Lerner is a member of the American Bar Association and the International Trademark Association. Mr. Lerner is a regular speaker on intellectual property issues, having participated in panels at the New York City Bar Association, INTA and the Promotional Marketing Association annual conference.
Mr. Lerner earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Haverford College and his law degree cum laude (J.D.) from New York University, where he was an editor of the competitions division of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Lerner has a background in public relations and the performing arts.
- 1. Selection to the Super Lawyers list is not subject to, nor does it indicate approval by, the courts to which Mr. Lerner is admitted to practice.