Jared Kagan is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Media Group. His practice includes litigation and counseling on trademark, false advertising, copyright, and defamation matters, and has litigated cases in both state and federal court, before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and before the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau. Since 2012, Mr. Kagan has been a member of the Trademarks and Unfair Competition Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Mr. Kagan co-authors Intellectual Property: Select Developments (2011-2016) and Reporter's Privilege: Recent Developments (2013-2015) for the Practising Law Institute’s Communications Law program.
Mr. Kagan devotes a significant portion of his time to pro bono representation. In 2012, he co-authored a Supreme Court amicus brief in the companion cases of Jackson v. Hobbs (10-9647) and Miller v. Alabama (10-9646), which argued against sentences of life without parole for juvenile offenders. The same year, Mr. Kagan was recognized by Sanctuary for Families with a Pro Bono Achievement Award.
Mr. Kagan joined the firm in the fall of 2010. He received a J.D. summa cum laude from New York Law School in 2010 where he was a Dean’s Scholar, a John Marshall Harlan Scholar, and served as an articles editor for the New York Law School Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Kagan served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Denny Chin, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Kagan is the author of “Bricks, Mortar, and Google: Defining the Relevant Antitrust Market for Internet-Based Companies,” 55 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 271, (2010). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 2007.
Mr. Kagan is admitted to the Bar in New York and is admitted to appear in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.