Dori Hanswirth co-leads Arnold & Porter's Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry group and is a litigator in the firm's Media & Entertainment practice, bringing more than 20 years' experience for clients in the news, technology, and entertainment industries, with a focus on First Amendment, trademark, defamation, right of publicity, and copyright law/fair use.

Ms. Hanswirth advises individual clients and organizations on issues related to reputation, brand protection, and media, copyright, and trademark in a range of other industries, including fintech, internet services, non-profits and social media.


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Managing Intellectual Property
IP Stars, New York (2015, 2020)
World Trademark Review 1000
New York, Prosecution and Strategy (2020)
New York Super Lawyers
Media & Advertising, Intellectual Property Litigation (2011-2019)


  • JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, cum laude
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, with distinction
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Colorado
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US District Court, Western District of New York
  • Member, International Trademark Association, Right of Publicity Committee (2020-2021)
  • Member, International Trademark Association, Public and Media Relations Committee (2018 - 2020)
  • Member, New York State Bar Association Committee on Media Law (2014 - present)
  • Member, Media Law Resource Center (1994- present)
  • Co-chair, Commercial and Business Litigation Committee American Bar Association (2011-2014)
  • Co-chair, Programming Subcommittee, Litigation Section Pre-Trial Practice Committee and Business Torts Committee, American Bar Association (2004-2008)
  • Co-chair, Trial Practice Committee, American Bar Association (2008-2011)
  • Member, ABA Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege (2010-present)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Copyright Society of the USA

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