Lawyer Detail

Tamar Niv Bessinger
Counsel
212-813-5962
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Practice Description
Ms. Bessinger focuses on counseling and conflict resolution in the areas of trademarks, unfair competition, copyright, and Internet-related matters. Her practice also concentrates on searching and filing trademarks, practicing before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and litigating in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Education
University of Pennsylvania (B.A., summa cum laude, 1994), Phi Beta Kappa, Benjamin Franklin Scholar; New York University School of Law (J.D., 1997). Staff Member, Annual Survey of American Law, 1995-1996.

Professional Activities
Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Art Law Committee, 1998-2000); New York Women's Bar Association.

Admissions
New York State
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York

Speaking Engagements
October 2004: "Ethics Issues in Searching Trademarks And Offering Opinions," New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section Meeting.
May 2005: "Trademark Opinion Basics," AIPLA Spring Meeting

Published Works

Brain Drain: Intellectual Property and How To Protect It

Interview on Meetings Radio, Event Talk With Beth Shubert, May 2005

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Trademark Opinion Basics

AIPLA 2005 Spring Meeting

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Do Not be Afraid to Search

Managing Intellectual Property, April 2005

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Ethics Issues in Searching Trademarks and Offering Opinions

New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section Meeting, October 2004

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A Variety of Weapons Against Counterfeits

Managing Intellectual Property