Melissa B. Berger

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property & Technology
    Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.6756
    Fax: 212.801.6400
    University Cornell University, B.A., American Studies, magna cum laude, 2005
    Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 2010 Symposium Editor, Review of Law and Social Change
    Admitted2011, New York; New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Member, American Bar Association
    •Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
    •Member, International Trademark Association, Academic Committee
    •Member, New York Intellectual Property Association
    •Member, New York State Bar Association, Fashion Law Committee
    •Member, Copyright Society of the USA


    Melissa B. Berger focuses her practice on trademark clearance and prosecution, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings, and trademark litigation, including anti-counterfeiting litigation. She represents clients in the cosmetics, fashion and retail, consumer goods, electronics, and office supplies industries, among others. Melissa advises clients in connection with the availability and enforcement of trademarks. She also represents clients during reconsiderations and ex parte appeals, as well as throughout all stages of opposition and cancellation proceedings and federal litigation.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Trademarks and trade dress
    •Anti-counterfeiting and brand protection
    •Unfair competition
    •False advertising
    •Intellectual property litigation


    •Judicial Extern, Hon. Justice Shirley Kornreich, New York State Supreme Court, Summer 2010
    •Congressional Intern, Congresswoman Nita Lowey, U.S. House of Representatives, Fall 2008
    •Intern, Lawyers for Children, Summer 2006


    •Law Clerk, Hon. Cheryl L. Pollak, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of New York, August 2010-August 2011

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    Office Information

    Melissa B. Berger

    200 Park Avenue
    New YorkNY 10166


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