Rose Auslander

Rose Auslander

Rose Auslander


2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8601, Fax: 212-732-3232
auslander@clm.comDownload Vcard

Practice Description

Intellectual Property, protecting character properties such as the HULK, the Muppets, and The Supreme Chicken, as well as publishing, fashion, music, entertainment, computer software, financial service, Internet-related, and consumer product clients; policing and achieving the swift take-down of infringing apps, Facebook pages, and Twitter feeds; trademark, trade dress, domain name, dilution, unfair competition and copyright litigation, and UDRP domain name arbitration; the negotiation and drafting of trademark and copyright licenses, co-existence agreements, and assignments; trademark and domain name clearance; and the prosecution of trademark, certification mark, and copyright applications.


  • 1993 New York
  • 1994 U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • 1996 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • 1998 U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 1999 U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


  • Copyright Society of the U.S.A. (2006-2010 Co-Chair, New York Chapter; 2012-2014 Secretary)
  • International Trademark Association (2010-2012 Chair, Publications Committee; 2012-2016, Member, INTA Bulletin Committee)

Prior Experience

  • 2002-2015 Partner, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
  • 2000-2002 Counsel, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
  • 1994-2000 Litigation Associate, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu
  • 1992-1994 Litigation Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore


  • SUNY Purchase College:  Visiting lecture on Art and Creativity (Fall 2008, 2009 and 2010)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT):  Visiting lecture on Art and Creativity (Spring 2012)


  • B.A., 1989 The City University of New York (magna cum laude)
  • J.D., 1992 New York University School of Law (magna cum laude; Articles Editor, New York University Law Review; Order of the Coif; Morton Geller Award; American Jurisprudence Prize for Civil Procedure)

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