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Kyle-Beth Hilfer believes in empowering clients with information so they can make more informed and self-reliant business decisions. In her speaking engagements or writing, her priority is to educate her audience.

Contact Kyle-Beth for more information regarding a speaking or writing engagement.

Speaking Engagements

As a speaker, Kyle-Beth delivers comprehensive, cutting edge information in an interactive and engaging manner. She has spoken for the American Bar Association, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the National Restaurant Association, the Westchester County Bar Association and many other industry groups and conferences.Kyle-Beth has received the following endorsements for her seminars:


  • “Incredible amount of information and practical implications”
  • “Speaker went well beyond theory; very down to earth”
  • “Very informative, great technical content, great presentation style-informative and engaging”
  • “Very knowledgeable in niche area-timely topic-piqued interest of audience”
  • “Very good and clear summary of the topic”

Seminar topics include:


  • Minimizing Risk in Launching a Brand on Social Media
  • Social Media Policy Development
  • Prize Promotions in Social Media and Mobile Marketing
  • Promotions: Sweepstakes and Contests Primer
  • Advertising Law: What is Claim Substantiation?
  • Developing and Managing Your Intellectual Property Portfolio
  • How to Market Effectively and Legally on the Internet
  • Dispute Resolution: Alternatives to Litigation

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Writing Engagements

Kyle-Beth Hilfer’s blog features timely articles on recent developments in her areas of practice.


In addition, since 1998, Kyle-Beth has served on the Board of The Intellectual Property Strategist. She has also been interviewed and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Observer, Forbes, and other media outlets.


Design Meets Intellectual Property Law Challenges

November 5, 2017

Kyle-Beth Hilfer  will speak about intellectual property law challenges in hospitality design at BDNY 2017 (Boutique Design New York).  Ms. Hilfer will  discuss legal issues in hospitality design at the concept, manufacture, and purchasing stages. In particular, she will present the challenges of legally protecting furniture, lighting, layouts, and decor. In addition, she will explore opportunities for  protecting unique and original hotel brand experiences and FF&E. Finally, Ms. Hilfer will offer best practices for avoiding intellectual property infringement and achieving protection under patent, copyright and trademark laws. 


Advocacy and Civility in Arbitration: Do They Go Hand in Hand?

September 5, 2017

Litigations are notoriously hostile proceedings. All too often, advocates come to arbitrations wanting to apply the same strategies and procedural maneuvers they use in court. In fact, such an approach may backfire and violate ethical standards. Best practices in arbitration advocacy differ greatly from those in litigation.


What You Need to Know Now about Running Legal Social Media Prize Promotions

July 27, 2017

Kyle-Beth Hilfer recently spoke on a webinar offered by The Knowledge Group entitled “Social Media Contests and Sweepstakes: Understanding Legal Considerations and Regulations.” Social media prize promotions  boost engagement and brand awareness and attract customers. While sweepstakes and contests have been around for decades, the social media context creates some unique complications. Here are three important questions you need to ask before running social media prize promotions.



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