ATTORNEY KATERINA I. DUARTE

Katerina I. Mantzouranis Duarte is a transactional and litigation attorney.  Her practice is focused in the areas of intellectual property, corporate law, business law and litigation.  Having been raised in New York City by an artist and a designer, Katerina is passionate about supporting and counseling those in the creative industries. Prior to becoming an attorney, she gained more than 10 years experience working in the fashion and hospitality industries in New York, Miami and Greece.  This practical experience has helped her in representing her clients since she understands the specific challenges that these industries face.  Throughout her career, Katerina has established a solid reputation representing start-up companies, as well as national retailers, manufacturers, designers, photographers, galleries, artists, authors, bloggers, filmmakers and performers. 

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; TRADEMARK & COPYRIGHT

  • GENERAL BUSINESS LAW

  • YACHT LAW - FOCUS IN DESIGN

  • SOCIAL MEDIA LAW

  • ART LAW

  • FASHION LAW

  • LITIGATION

 

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

  • US District Court, Southern District of New York

  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York

  • US District Court, Northern District of New York

  • US District Court of New Jersey

 

EDUCATION

  • Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law, LLM, International Law, 2005

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2005

  • Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY, BS 2002

 

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Fashion Institute of Technology Alumni Association

  • University of Miami Alumni Association

  • NYC Bar Association (Former Art Law Committee Member

  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (Featured Lecturer and Former Associate Board Member)

 

LANGUAGES

  • English

  • Greek

  • Elementary Portuguese

 

Photo by Mani Zarrin