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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Greek
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese
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Katerina I. Mantzouranis Duarte

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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Greek
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Art Law
  • Fashion Law
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Litigation


Katerina I. Mantzouranis Duarte  is a transactional and litigation attorney. Her practice is focused in the areas of intellectual property, corporate law, business law and litigation.

Having been raised in New York City by an artist and a designer, Katerina is passionate about supporting and counseling those in the creative industries. Prior to becoming an attorney, she gained more than 10 years experience working in the fashion and hospitality industries in New York, Miami and Greece. This practical experience has helped her in representing her clients since she understands the specific challenges that these industries face.

Throughout her career, Katerina has established a solid reputation representing start-up companies, as well as national retailers, manufacturers, designers, photographers, galleries, artists, authors, bloggers, filmmakers and performers.


  • Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law LLM, Transnational Law, 2005
  • University of Miami School of Law JD, 2004
  • University of Athens, Greece Summer 2003
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY BS, Marketing Communications, 2002

Court Admissions

  • US District Court; Southern District of New York, 2006
  • US District Court; Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • US District Court; Northern District of New York, 2011
  • District Court of New Jersey, 2011

Professional and Civic Activities

  • NYC Bar Association, Art Law Committee
  • NYC Bar Association, Fashion Law Committee
  • Associate Board Member of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (also a featured lecturer)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology Alumni Association
  • University of Miami Alumni Association
  • Lambda Legal
  • Damsels in Design
  • Benefit Committee, Proof: Media for Social Justice

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Fashion Licensing, Parsons, The New School of Design
  • Navigating the Small Claims Court System, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Legal Issues in the Fashion Industry, Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY
  • Careers in Art Law, Cardozo Law School
  • Fashion and Contracts; Law School for Fashion Designers, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Contracts and Enforcement, NYC Chapter of the Editorial Freelancers Association and the American Society for Indexing
  • Build a Win-Win Bond Between Editors and Freelancers, American Society of Business Editors
  • Legal Issues for Freelancers, Freelancers Summit by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Liquid Talent