As counsel in the Litigation Department, Darren W. Johnson
concentrates on general commercial litigation and counseling, with
an emphasis on art law and intellectual property matters. He has
represented prominent clients in widely publicized copyright,
trademark and contract disputes involving fine art, music, motion
pictures and the fashion industry.
Mr. Johnson is an adjunct professor of law at Brooklyn Law
School, where he teaches the course "Litigating an Intellectual
Mr. Johnson is co-author of the chapter titled "Settling
Copyright and Trademark Disputes" in the leading treatise on the
law of settlement agreements and the settlement process,
Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes: Negotiating,
Drafting and Enforcement, published by Aspen Law and
Mr. Johnson serves as a member of the Art Law Committee of the
Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and is the Chair of
the IP Subcommittee. He is also a member of the IP Council of
the Bar of the City of New York.
Mr. Johnson served as articles editor of the Columbia-VLA
Journal of Law and the Arts, and was a teaching fellow for the
Clinical Seminar in Law and the Arts.