Kenneth M. Bernstein attended Columbia College, received a computer science degree in 1984, and worked for CBS from 1984-86 as a systems analyst.

He subsequently attended Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and received his J.D. degree in 1989.

From 1989-98, Mr. Bernstein was a commercial litigator at the law firm of Davis, Polk & Wardwell. His case load included matters involving corporate conflicts, mergers and acquisitions, and high-tech business litigation.

From 1998-2009, Mr. Bernstein specialized in intellectual property law at the boutique law firm of Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein, where he was a partner from 2004-09. He handled patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing, enforcement and litigation, as well as the negotiation and drafting of intellectual property and general commercial agreements.

In 2009, he opened his own law practice in Irvington, New York, in the lower Hudson Valley of Westchester County. Mr. Bernstein has been involved in the local community as a Trustee for the Village of Irvington, Chairperson of the Irvington Business Improvement Committee and member of the Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Westchester Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and New York Intellectual Property Law Association.