Mr Hershy Stern > Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

Work Department



Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation


Hershy Stern’s practice focuses on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation.  He represents some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world in Hatch-Waxman patent infringement actions.  He also represents some of the largest technology companies, including Google, LG and Verizon, on matters concerning, among other things, patent infringement, trade secrets and antitrust.  These matters involve a wide range of technologies, including the Internet, computer software, mobile devices, microprocessors and telecommunications. 

Hershy also regularly represents large and small private and public entities in complex commercial disputes concerning health care, real estate, partnership and corporate disputes, securities fraud, breach of contracts, licensing and indemnity agreements, fraudulent conveyances and employment.

Hershy has a technical background, and earned degrees in computer science and business information systems.

Hershy is regularly recognized as a Rising Star by New York Metro Super Lawyers.


New York


Forham University School of Law (J.D., 2007; Associate Editor, International Law Journal); Yeshiva University (B.A., 2004)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Silicon Valley’s Jonathan Waldrop heads the team at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, which is sought out by defendants and plaintiffs from the technology and life sciences sectors and has a solid track record across the major federal patent venues. The group stands out for its growing presence in the Western District of Texas. The other key names are New York-based attorneys Jay Deshmukh and Hershy Stern, who make up the Hatch-Waxman team and focus on disputes arising from patents covering pharmaceutical products; and California-based duo Darcy Jones and Marcus Barber, who cover a wide range of technologies, including software and telecommunications.