Barry Werbin is a partner at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and the chair of its Intellectual Property and Technology Group. Barry concentrates his practice in intellectual property and Internet issues (including trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, unfair competition, false advertising, publicity and privacy rights, trade secrets, domain name issues and UDRP arbitrations, digital rights protection, trademark and content licensing, Internet and traditional marketing and sponsorship agreements, publishing, due diligence and exploitation rights) and technology issues (including software and technology licensing and development, IT support agreements, web-site development and hosting, IT outsourcing, and data and computer security breaches). Barry handles infringement and other complex commercial litigation and a broad variety of IP-related transactional matters.
Barry was Chair of the Copyright & Literary Property Committee of the New York City Bar Association 2010-2013. He is an active member of the INTA's Online Use/Web 2.0 Working Group, which is studying brands in social media; and, Co-Chair of the NY State Bar EASL Section's Publicity, Privacy and Media Committee and EASL Executive Committee member. Barry has also lectured on copyright law at St. John's Law School and on Internet law at Parsons School of Design.
In 2013, Barry was recognized as a top intellectual property litigation lawyer by Thompson Reuters' Super Lawyers, which rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.