Karin Segall


Karin Segall, Partner

Karin Segall, Partner

Karin Segall regularly counsels clients, prosecutes trademark and copyright applications, and handles contested intellectual property disputes. She has opined on the availability and strength of thousands of trademarks, helping clients of all sizes to select and build valuable brands. She has represented clients in a wide range of industries including publishing, fashion, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, consumer products and finance.

Karin becomes a valued team member with her clients, learning about their businesses and tailoring budgets and strategies to maximize portfolio coverage. Partnering with her clients, she is able to steer them through the complexities of building and protecting their brands with efficiency, attention to detail and genuine concern for achieving good results.

Karin draws on a background in litigation to avoid conflict when possible but firmly stake out and protect her clients’ assets. She also relies on her experience as an adjunct professor of Trademark Practice and Procedure to guide clients as she does law students, making sense of a process that can be difficult to understand.

Bar admissions 

New York



Court admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 1992

  • Williams College, B.A., cum laude, 1989