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Kane on Trademark Law: A Practitioner's Guide (Seventh Edition)

Author(s): Kathleen E. McCarthy
Practice Area: Intellectual property, Litigation, Trademark litigation, Trademarks
Published: Sep 2020
Supplement Date: Jan 2021 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402436581
PLI Item #: 293629

The seventh edition of Kane on Trademark Law is a comprehensive resource on trademark law and tactics.  It includes illustrative lists of cases on both sides of all major trademark issues, full-color illustrations of previously litigated marks, sample forms, and step-by-step checklists.

Kane on Trademark Law provides court-tested practical suggestions, including how to:

  • Spot potential conflicts and save searching time and expense with effective shortcuts
  • Overcome common descriptiveness rejections
  • Update or amend registrations based on changes in the mark
  • Prepare witnesses for depositions 

Kane on Trademark Law is updated regularly to provide in-depth analysis of the most recent developments in the field.

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Katie McCarthy is a partner in the New York office of King & Spalding’s IP practice group with 31 years of experience in trademark, design, internet, advertising and copyright matters. 

Katie advises clients on global IP issues and litigates IP cases in the federal courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

Katie is active on the Board of Directors of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) and is currently President-Elect of that organization, slated to take over as President in May. 

Katie recently finished a two-year term as the Editor-In-Chief of the International Trademark Association’s scholarly journal The Trademark Reporter, having written, solicited and edited articles for the journal for more than 20 years. 

Katie speaks frequently for the NYIPLA, INTA and PLI, and serves as one of the editors for the PLI book, Kane on Trademark Law.  Katie also actively promotes diversity in the profession through her involvement in King & Spalding’s Women in IP initiatives.

Katie lives in Astoria, New York where she, her husband and two sons can be found frequently hosting assorted siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.