Hillel Parness is a founding partner of the New York office of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P., one of the nation's leading litigation law firms.
The firm has five other offices across the country in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Naples (FL).
Mr. Parness manages a wide variety of copyright, trademark and trade secret litigation matters, including music, software, new media, and Internet law infringement and licensing cases.
active matters is his
ongoing representation of a major performing rights organization in connection with the public performance of music in various forms of new media.
In the course of his
career, Mr. Parness
has also spent significant time working on securities, product liability, white collar criminal and other complex commercial litigation matters.
He is an adjunct member of the IP faculty at Columbia University School of Law, where he has taught a seminar on Internet law since 2002.
He also serves on the Editorial Board of the ABA's Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments, the Board of Editors for Cyberspace Lawyer and (beginning in 2012) the Emerging Issues Committee of the International Trademark Association, and is a frequent writer and speaker on issues of litigation and intellectual property.
is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Seventh and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court
He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Columbia College.