Kieran litigates trademark, copyright and product labeling matters in federal and state courts and counsels clients regarding trademark clearance, registration, prosecution, licensing and protection. He also represents brandowners before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Kieran's clients include fashion, footwear, hair care and skin care companies, publishers, professional sports marketing and merchandising companies, restaurants, food and beverage manufacturers as well as businesses in the burgeoning medical marijuana industry. Among others he has represented Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., QVC, Inc., HIGH TIMES Magazine, Edible Arrangements, Vogue International, and Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
HONORS & RECOGNITIONS
Kieran Doyle is known to be "knowledgeable and easy to deal with, he adopts a pensive and nuanced approach." 2018 WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals
"[Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman’s] contentious and noncontentious practices dovetail seamlessly, with Kieran Doyle epitomizing this approach: 'He is a great all-rounder.' 'While skilled in prosecution and licensing, it is Doyle's talent as a litigator that makes him stand out.' He has long been considered an expert on trademarks for marijuana-related products, which is now paying real dividends as states begin to legalize the drug." 2017 WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals
WTR 1000 World Leading Trademark Professionals (2016, 2017, 2018)
New York "Super Lawyers" in Intellectual Property Law (2014 to present)
Legal Aid Society, Federal Defenders Division, Paralegal (1990 - 95)
Adjunct Professor, Trademark Law, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. (2007- Present)
Co-chair; Practicing Law Institute Advanced Seminar in Trademark Law (2008-Present)
Vice-chair, American Intellectual Property Law Association Trademark Law Committee (2010 -2012)
Chair, AIPLA Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy Committee (2006-2010)
Contributor to Copyright Annual Review (1998-2006)
Fordham University School of Law (JD 1995; Law Review: Associate Editor 1993 - 95)
Fordham University (BA 1990)
United States District Courts - Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Dean Eyler is a principal at Gray Plant Mooty in Minneapolis. Dean practices intellectual property litigation, and he chairs the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation team. Dean graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law, with high distinction, and clerked for the Honorable Donald P. Lay, former chief judge of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Dean has two decades of experience litigating IP cases, with particular emphasis in trademark infringement and unfair competition cases. Dean has been repeatedly recognized by World Trademark Review, where he has been described as “a go-to on complex or unusual disputes.” He is the chair of AIPLA’s Trademark Litigation Committee.