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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: Jun 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 more than 30 years of experience in trademark, design, internet, advertising and copyright matters.  Katie graduated from Columbia University School of Law and secured her bachelor’s in psychology from The College of the Holy Cross.

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

Katie is actively involved with the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), having just finished several years on the Board and a term as President. 

Katie also 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.  Her article on trademark parodies, “Free Ride or Free Speech: Predicting Results and providing Advice for Trademark Disputes involving Parody,” was published in The Trademark Reporter in 2019 and won INTA’s 2020 Ladas Memorial Award in the Professional Category.

Katie speaks frequently for the NYIPLA, INTA and PLI, and serves as the new editor for the PLI one volume treatise, Kane on Trademark Law.  Katie also actively promotes diversity in the profession through her involvement in King & Spalding’s Women in IP and Technology initiatives and her mentorship of young lawyers and law students through various programs including the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

Katie lives in Astoria, New York with her husband and two sons.