Kevin N. Ainsworth: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Kevin N. Ainsworth


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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
  • Appellate
  • E-Discovery & Records Management
  • Distressed Debt & Claims Trading
  • Arbitration, Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6745
Fax: 212-983-3115
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University University of Michigan, B.S., Physics, 1986
Law SchoolFordham University, J.D., cum laude, 1994
Admitted1994, New Jersey; 1995, New York; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Western District of New York; United States Supreme Court; United States Patent and Trademark Office

• Member, Local Rules Committee of the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (involved in drafting the court's new Local Patent Rules)
• Member, Second Circuit Courts Committee of the Federal Bar Council
• Director; general counsel, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
• Director; general counsel, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
• Past chair, Committee on Science and Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
• Past President, New York Leatherneck Scholarship Ball Committee


Kevin helps clients find winning solutions to complex commercial disputes. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. He also has extensive experience litigating the duties owed by corporate directors and officers, and auditing firms to creditors and shareholders. Kevin has successfully represented clients in mediations, arbitrations, trials, and appeals. Kevin also uses his skills as a neutral mediator to help parties resolve disputes over globally recognizable trademarks and copyrights.

After serving in the US Marine Corps from 1986 to 1991, he attended Fordham University School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of theFordham Urban Law Journal. Kevin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kevin Thomas Duffy, US District Judge, during the trial and conviction of international terrorist Ramzi Yousef. He is a contributing author to the ABA'sAnnual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments 2010.

He is on the boards of directors of, and serves as general counsel to, both the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. He also has appeared nationally onFox & Friendsnumerous times as a spokesperson for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Kevin enjoys triathlons and has competed in the NYC Triathlon annually since 2009.


• Eighteen Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.16.2013)

• Twenty-Four Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2012 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.20.2012)

• QuotedSplintered Supreme Court Shoots Down Stolen Valor Act under First Amendment,BNA's U.S. Law Week (07.03.2012)

• Quoted inLegislators Seek Alternative to Stolen Valor Act after Ruling,Los Angeles Times (06.29.2012)

• Twenty Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.23.2011)

• Eighteen Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2010 New York Super Lawyers, (09.29.2010)

Recognitions & Awards

New York Super Lawyers: Business Litigation (2010 - 2013)
• Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
• Order of the Coif


Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Rules 26, 34, and 37), (02.18.2014)

• Author,Brief of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, (12.08.2011)

• Author,Client Brief: When is Home Court Not to Your Best Advantage?, (10.28.2010)

• Co-author,Litigation Triggered by Madoff Collapse,Litigation Securities Advisory (01.22.2009)

• Author,Evidence Rule 502 Revamps Waiver-of-Privilege Analysis,New York Law Journal (10.06.2008)

Speaking Engagements

Panelist,Recovering Losses from the Financial Meltdown, Mintz Levin, Webinar (06.04.2009)


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Kevin N. Ainsworth

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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