David Bernstein chairs Debevoise & Plimpton's Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading intellectual property litigators. Mr. Bernstein is acknowledged as an intellectual property “Star” in the IFLR Benchmark Litigation Guide and as an Intellectual Property “Trailblazer” and “Pioneer” by the National Law Journal. Mr. Bernstein is highly regarded for his “encyclopedic knowledge of trademark law as well as the understanding of strategy needed to win big cases.” Mr. Bernstein is also recognized by The Legal 500 US, where he is seen as “a brilliant litigator,” and “the dean” of the IP litigation bar. He is ranked in the top tier in the World Trademark Review 1000, where sources note that he has “a larger-than-life reputation in this profession and he’s the real deal. He is undoubtedly one of if not the best trademark lawyer in the country.” Managing Intellectual Property magazine has selected Mr. Bernstein as the Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year, The International Trademark Association has awarded Mr. Bernstein the President’s Award, and the International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers has selected Mr. Bernstein as one of the top ten trademark lawyers in the world.