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  • 238 Falmouth Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583 | 914-774-2074 | katrinadibbini@gmail.com

    Katrina M. Dibbini

    EDUCATION LEGAL EXPERIENCE Law Clerk | BuzzFeed, Inc., New York, NY June 2014 to May 2015: Sought out and continuously monitored sites that lift content without permission (Clone Watch"). Monitored use of photos, videos and gifs in posts to ensure proper use. Prepared and sent Cease and Desist notices. Filed DMCA/Copyright infringement notices through domain registrars. Researched and prepared comprehensive state surveys on various legal issues including right of privacy and right of publicity laws, doing business qualifications for registration purposes, laws concerning minors and Internet use, and sweepstakes, contest and promotion laws. Researched and prepared extensive international surveys on various intellectual property issues including advertising, Internet privacy compliance, copyright and libel. Review and edit contracts with prospective advertisers and existing clients, including nondisclosure agreements, advertising agreements (using IAB 3.0 terms), software license agreements, event contracts, vendor and service agreements, and freelance and consultant agreements. Input executed contracts into internal database.

    Legal Intern | Chanel, Inc., New York, NY Jan 2014 to May 2014: Drafted cease and desist letters, reservation of rights letters, and settlement agreements with trademark infringers. Conducted legal research and analysis. Assisted with discovery in litigation. Corresponded with investigative firms regarding undercover counterfeit purchases or compliance checks. Drafted wholesale sales agreements, closure agreements and social media guidelines for all retailers.

    Judicial Intern | Westchester County Court, Ninth Judicial District, White Plains, NY Jan 2012 to May 2012: Conducted legal research, prepared memoranda and draft opinions on criminal cases. Observed courtroom proceedings.

    St. Johns University School of Law Queens, NY J.D., June 2015 Academics: G.P.A.: 3.15 Deans Award for Excellence (highest grade) in Nonprofit Organizations Activities: Externals Director and Creative Director, Dispute Resolution Society; Associate Managing Editor, The Forum (Student Newspaper) Fordham University at Lincoln Center New York, NY B.A. Communications/Theatre, May 2008 G.P.A.: 3.3

    RELEVANT SKILLS Conversant in French, Spanish and Arabic Proficient in LexisNexis, Westlaw, Microsoft Office and Photoshop Skilled in social media, Internet marketing and website creation Experienced in client relations, voice over and public speaking

    Passed 2015 New York State Bar Examination, Application for Admission Pending. BAR ADMISSIONS

    FASHION & MEDIA EXPERIENCE Yurman Design, Inc., New York, NY Wholesale Events Coordinator, May to Oct 2011: Negotiated contracts and executed all offsite and onsite events including team-building activities for Field Sales and National Account Managers. Organized, attended and executed all conclave and summit events and tradeshows. Prepared budgets and detailed visual presentations for weekly senior executive team meetings. Created and executed all store-level events, nationally and globally. Hosted product sessions. Managed and trained temporary employees and interns.

    Junior Account Coordinator, Aug 2010 to May 2011: Acted as primary contact for all Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Holt Renfrew and Finks accounts. Managed communications from associates, corporate and assistant buyers. Managed clients quarterly and annual sales objectives. Worked with marketing, advertising, PR, visual and merchandising teams and directly with other top clients.

    Sales Support Assistant, Feb 2010 to Aug 2010: Assisted team of fifteen coordinators on national and international accounts. Managed customer service line. Developed training sessions to educate Sales Support coordinators in answering customer service inquiries. Organized and executed employee sale events.

    Marketing & Sales Associate | WFAS Radio, Cumulus Media, Hartsdale, NY Aug 2008 to Feb 2010: Established, maintained and managed over ninety accounts. Developed marketing strategies and creative concepts. Coordinated production of all commercials. Provided voice over for commercials.