Kim J. Landsman

Attorney Arbitrator Mediator

Kim Landsman has more than 40 years of experience providing advice and litigating a wide variety of issues. He is best known for his work in intellectual property, where he has advised, negotiated licenses, and handled cases involving trademarks, false advertising, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets.  He has also litigated commercial, contractual, employment, and trusts/estates disputes.  In the past twenty years, his practice has expanded into serving as a mediator and arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration.

Kim is a member of the Roster of Neutrals of the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution; is a member of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center; was a member of the INTA Panel of Neutrals; and has served as a mediator in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  His arbitrations and mediations have focused on trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent, employment, corporate ownership, and general commercial disputes.

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 Practice Areas

Litigation/Alternative Dispute Resolution 

Intellectual Property/Technology

Digital & Mobile Media

Data Privacy Law

Employment Law

Financial Institutions

International Business Practice 

Trade Secrets & Restrictive Covenants

Shareholder and Other Investor Disputes

Bar Admissions

New York

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, and Federal Circuits

U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of New York

Professional Activities

Arbitrator and Mediator, American Arbitration Association and International Centre for Dispute Resolution

CPR Distinguished Neutral

Charter member of the International Arbitration Club of New York

Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (member of its Arbitration Committee and/or International Commercial Disputes Committee for over fifteen years), past member of the Federal Courts, Copyright and Literary Property, and Trademark and Unfair Competition Committees) 

Named in Super Lawyers in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation

The Copyright Society, including service on its program planning committee

The Trademark Reporter (Editorial Board, 1995-1998)