Dale Cendali was part of the New York Speakers Series panel, To Catch a Thief? The Future of Fair Use and Appropriation Art, on November 2, 2016.
Dale Cendali is a partner in Kirkland & Ellis’s New York office and the head of Kirkland’s Copyright, Trademark, Internet and Advertising Practice Group. She is a nationally recognized leader in the field of intellectual property, having been lauded for her many fair use and art-related cases, including her victories in the Harry Potter Lexicon fair use case, the Fox v. TVEyes fair use litigation, and the Obama Hope Poster fair use case. Law360 recently named Dale one of the 25 “Icons of IP,” who have “made an indelible mark in the IP area.” The National Law Journal selected Dale as one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America,” and she has repeatedly been ranked as a “top tier” lawyer by Chambers & Partners, which describes her as “one of the best lawyers in the country” in her field.
Dale has held numerous positions in the bar, including as a member of the ABA IP Section Council. She currently serves as the Inaugural Chair of INTA’s Copyright Committee, and formerly served as Counsel to INTA’s Board of Directors. Dale is an adjunct professor at Harvard Law School, teaching copyright and trademark litigation.
Dale received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale.