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Ms. Dalli’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including business matters, intellectual property (trademark and copyright infringement and unfair competition), real estate and commercial and residential foreclosures. She has extensive experience in intellectual property, arts and entertainment law, business transactions and real estate. Ms. Dalli takes pride in counseling her clients in litigation avoidance.
Ms. Dalli has earned the highest national rating for legal ability and general ethical standards by achieving the prestigious “AV” peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which recognizes attorneys for the highest level of skill, integrity and professional excellence.
Ms. Dalli joined the firm in 2004 and became a partner in 2007.
Ms. Dalli has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1983 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association, where she has co-chaired the Intellectual Property Law Committee.
Ms. Dalli received her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California in 1982. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in psychology and a minor in music from the State University of New York at Fredonia. Ms. Dalli also attended the University of Pisa in Italy, where she studied art, literature, opera and Italian. Ms. Dalli worked at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, California from 1996 to 2000.
- Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1982
- State University of New York at Fredonia, B.A., 1979
- University of Pisa, Italy
Professional and Civic Associations
- Member, Suffolk County Bar Association; Former Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Law Committee
- Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Member, New York State Bar Association
News & Insights
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Kathryn Dalli Provides Legal Representation for the Film One Moment
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Firm Successfully Defends Seller of Shopping Center Accused of Fraud
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AN UPDATE ON THE AMAZON BRAND REGISTRY- IMPORTANT BRAND PROTECTION FOR ONLINE SELLERS
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Kathryn M. Dalli Featured on BronxNet “Open” – The Importance Of Protecting Your Brand
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The Costs of Not Protecting Your Brand
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COURT UPDATE: Consent to E-filing in All Cases in Suffolk County
By: Kathryn Dalli, Esq. Attorneys are now encouraged to consent to e-filing of all matters in which e-filing
Kathryn Dalli Asked by Best Company Whether People Should Borrow Money to Pay Taxes
Kathryn Dalli, a partner with the Firm, was interviewed by Best Company for an article on whether people should take
EXPANSION OF NON-ESSENTIAL FILINGS IN NY COURTS
By: Kathryn Dalli, Esq. According to the Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts, new steps have been taken
UPDATE: Appellate Divisions, First and Second Departments
By Kathryn Dalli, Esq. First Department With respect to deadlines to file briefs in the Appellate Division: First Department,
UPDATE: Court Protocols and Procedures Effective 4/13/20
by Kathryn Dalli, Esq. Pursuant to the Administrative Order of the Chief Administrative Judge, dated April 8, 2020, the
Kathryn Dalli Named as LIBN’s “Who’s Who in Intellectual Property & Labor Law
Kathryn Dalli, a partner with the firm, was featured in Long Island Business News’ special issue, “Who’s Who in Intellectual
When Can You Sue for Copyright Infringement?
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Historic New Copyright Act Signed Into Law
The Orrin G. Hatch – Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act was enacted by Congress and signed into law on October
Creativity & The Law: How Copyright Laws Protect Your Work
HAH - K. Dalli July Article For many people involved in creative pursuits, knowing how to protect the work is
Creativity & The Law: Collage and Fair Use Under the Copyright Laws
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