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  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, JD, cum laude
  • Dickinson College, BA
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Kenneth L. Bressler

Partner

New York, NY v. +1.212.885.5203 f. +1.917.332.3740

Ken Bressler is a litigator with 30 years of hands-on experience. In addition, Ken counsels companies on general business matters and conducts due diligence reviews of intellectual property assets for private equity, IPO’s, M&A and financings.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Defending Chinese mobile phone manufacturer ZTE in multi-patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas.  
  • Obtained a dismissal of a case brought against several multi-platform funds holding senior secured positions in a bankrupt company by a junior creditor that the funds breached various contracts by receiving a security interest in certain of the company's assets as collateral for debtor-in-possession financing.
  • A favorable Markman Opinion leading to a concession of non-infringement on behalf of the defendants in BuyerLeverage Email Solutions, LLC v. SBC Internet Services, Inc., AT&T Services, Inc., Comcast Cable Communications LLC, Microsoft Corporation, Time Warner Cable, Inc., Yahoo! Inc., and Return Path, Inc., and an assessment of costs.
  • An appellate decision setting the law for divided infringement in system claims, as well as a reversal of summary judgment on behalf of the plaintiff in Centillion Data Systems, LLC. V. Qwest Communications International, Inc.
  • A summary judgment and affirmance on appeal of non-infringement on behalf of Return Path in CBT Flint Partners, LLC v. Return path, Inc, and Cisco Ironport Systems, LLC.
  • The release of options worth nine figures held in a bankruptcy estate on behalf of one of the world’s largest hedge funds.
  • A judgment of damages for trademark and copyright infringement, including attorneys fees, amounting to 125 times the infringers' profits in UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Select-O-Hits, Inc.
  • Sanctions and a default judgment in the trial court and on appeal on behalf of the plaintiff in Motown Record Company, LP v. Motown Beverage Company of Ohio.
  • A favorable settlement on behalf of Atlantic Recording Corporation and Led Zeppelin in contract action brought by former attorney.
  • A summary judgment dismissing a contract claim by a recording artist against Sony Music
  • A reversal of trial court’s rejection of a claim of trademark infringement, leading to the infringer changing its name.