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Andrew Berger is an intellectual property litigator and is counsel at Leichtman Law PLLC. He uses his breadth of experience and creativity to protect his clients’ intellectual property. Andrew has resolved multiple copyright infringement litigations on behalf of his clients when their works were used without authorization, collecting substantial sums on their behalf. Many of his cases are at the cutting edge of the internet and new technologies. Andrew also helps his clients monetize their intellectual property through licensing, joint ventures, sales and related transactions.
Andrew is an adjunct professor at Cornell Law School teaching a course every fall in copyright litigation. In addition, Andrew has for more than twenty-five years mediated IP cases for the Southern District Mediation Office and for parties in private mediations. His peers have selected him as a Super Lawyer in intellectual property litigation every year since 2012.
He graduated from Cornell Law School and recently served as the President of the Cornell Law School Association, the alumni body representing the graduates of that school. Andrew has also been a leader in national intellectual property organizations. In 2014, he co-founded and then served a two-year term as the inaugural chair of the Intellectual Property Institute. Its members litigate IP matters in firms across North America and are all Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. Andrew also founded the Litigators Club a group of litigators from small and medium sized firms who meet with judges to discuss matters of common concern regarding litigation practice in the federal and state courts. Recent judicial guests include Judge Richard Sullivan of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Katherine B. Forrest, recently retired from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Andrew is pleased to write this blog and hopes others find the information here useful.
Andrew lives in a creaky, 1870’s brownstone in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn with his wife, a former federal prosecutor and two hyper-active dogs named Chloe and Duke.