Kenneth L. Bressler


Ken is a litigator with more than 30 years of experience litigating and trying complex intellectual property and corporate disputes.


Intellectual Property

  • Multinational manufacturer of large digital screens, in a patent infringement action expected to go to trial in the Southern District of New York in 2018.
  • Chinese mobile phone manufacturer ZTE, in multi-patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas. Case settled after Markman decision.
  • AT&T Services, Inc.; Comcast Cable Communications LLC; Microsoft Corporation; Time Warner Cable, Inc.; Yahoo! Inc.; and Return Path, Inc., in a patent infringement action in the District of Delaware and obtained a favorable Markman Opinion leading to a concession of non-infringement and an assessment of costs.
  • Centillion Data Systems, in patent infringement in the Southern District of Indiana, including obtaining a Federal Circuit decision setting the law for divided infringement in system claims.
  • Return Path, in a patent infringement action in the Northern District of Georgia, and obtained dismissal on summary judgment and affirmance on appeal of non-infringement, leading to an award of costs.
  • UMG Recordings, in an action for trademark and copyright infringement, and obtained a judgment after trial awarding damages including attorneys' fees, amounting to 125 times the infringers' profits.


  • An issuer/putative debtor, in In re Taberna IV in involuntary bankruptcy case filed in the Southern District of New York.
  • An issuer/putative debtor in In re Zohar CDO 2003-1, in involuntary bankruptcy case, leading to the dismissal of the petition and payment of attorneys’ fees.
  • Several multiplatform funds holding senior secured positions in a bankrupt company, in a suit brought by a junior creditor alleging 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.
  • One of the world’s largest multi-platform funds, in obtaining the release of options worth nine figures held in a bankruptcy estate.
  • Marine terminal operator, in claims of exclusionary practices brought in the Eastern District of Virginia and the Federal Maritime Commission.
  • One of the country's largest buyers of debt, in various class action cases under the FDCPA
  • Represented Atlantic Recording Corporation and Led Zeppelin in contract action brought by former attorney, resulting in favorable settlement.
  • Sony Music, in a contract claim by a recording artist, and obtained summary judgment dismissing the case.

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  • New York
  • 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


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