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.
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.
Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Art Law Committee, 1998-2000); New York Women's Bar Association.
New York State
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York
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