Chair Of The Packaging And Labeling Committee

Karen J. Bernstein is the Principal of Bernstein IP, a law firm based in New York City that counsels its clients on creative ways to protect their trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and domain names in the emerging legal cannabis industry. The firm also provides corporate and securities services to its clients. Karen is admitted to practice law in Colorado, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Before heading to law school, Karen was an executive in the advertising business, as well as having been a personal manager to a major recording artist. Karen also co-wrote of a Top-10 Hit song in Europe that was featured in Billboard Magazine.

Today, Karen brings her unique background and skills to the practice of intellectual property law. Her firm represents businesses in the Cannabis industry such as the Arcview Group, which provides a quarterly private investor network conference in the Cannabis industry. Her firm is an active member of the National Cannabis Industry Association where Karen serves as incoming Chair of the Packaging and Labeling Committee (PLC) for the 2018-2019 term.

Karen has spoken at a number of Cannabis industry events including Arcview, several of the NCIA Quarterly Cannabis Caucuses, The New West Summit, the New York Cannabis Law Summit, and the City Bar of New York.
Karen taught an online educational video produced by Green Flower Media entitled, “Protecting Your Intellectual Property in Your Cannabis Business: Identifying and Building IP to Enhance the Value of Your Cannabis Business to Attract Investors.”