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Ash Kernen

Kernen Law
Principal Lawyer & Founder
Ash Kernen is the Principal Attorney & Founder of Kernen Law, a Philadelphia-based boutique entertainment and intellectual property law firm, focusing predominantly on the music industry.  Having spent more than 10 years as an artist, songwriter, and entrepreneur prior to becoming a lawyer, Kernen has built a niche transactional practice working closely musicians, artists, producers, publishers, and labels, helping them protect their rights and build their long-term business strategy for success. Areas of expertise include include negotiating various industry-oriented agreements (recording and publishing, talent and management, IP licensing/clearance, merchandise, and endorsement & sponsorship), securing copyrights and trademarks, and entity formations. When he is not practicing law, he continues to produce music as one-half of the Electro-Indie Rock duo, Lovecartel, and is an active member in the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals as well as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.  Kernen received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University, and his J.D. from Temple’s James E. Beasley School of Law. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.