Ms. Fayenson has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating all aspects of intellectual property and internet-related transactions, including licensing, distribution, marketing, research, strategic alliance and joint development arrangements. She regularly counsels clients in a broad range of industries, including fashion and accessories, consumer products, high technology and software, e-commerce, new media, marketing, publishing and architecture.
Ms. Fayenson's intellectual property practice also includes: all aspects of doing business on the Internet, including domain names and privacy; trademark clearance, registration and enforcement; structuring of intellectual property ownership; and intellectual property aspects of employment and consulting arrangements. In addition, Ms. Fayenson has significant experience handling corporate and commercial matters, including private and public financings, mergers and acquisitions, and a broad range of other commercial transactions.
Ms. Fayenson is an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of law. She has served on panels for the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law and the Fordham I.P., Media & Entertainment Law Journal and has published numerous articles in the New York Law Journal and the Journal of Internet Law on intellectual property and internet issues. Ms. Fayenson graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University (B.A. magna cum laude 1985) and Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude 1988). Prior to practicing law, Ms. Fayenson, who is a native Russian speaker, was a legal commentator for the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - Russian Broadcasting Service.