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Kieran G. Doyle

Kieran G. Doyle

Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.

New York, NY, USA


Kieran counsels clients regarding trademark clearance, registration, prosecution, licensing and protection. He litigates intellectual property and product labeling matters in federal and state courts.  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.

Clients

Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.

Serendipity 3, Inc.

Trans-High Corporation (High Times)

Vogue International, Inc.

Stone Mountain Accessories, Inc.

Nature's Best, Inc.

Iconix Brands Group, Inc.

Cases

Trans-High Corporation, Inc. v. Richard Reimers,
2:14-CV-0279 (E.D. Washington. 2014)

Trans-High Corporation, Inc. v. Johnny Mennillo,
T-2197-14 (Canadian Federal Court, Toronto, 2014)

Converse v. Fortune Dynamic,
ITC Inv. No. 351-TA-936 (International Trade Commission, 2014)

Converse v. Nowhere, Inc.,
CV14 5991 (E.D.N.Y., 2014)

Converse v. Iconix Brands, Inc.,
ITC Inv. No. 351-TA-936 (International Trade Commission, 2014)

Golloher v. Todd Christopher International, Inc. d/b/a Vogue International,
Case No. C12-06002 RS (N. D. of CA, October 7, 2013)

Center for Environmental Health v. Vogue International,
RG 11580876 (CA Superior Court, September 13, 2012)

R Squared v. Serendipity 3, Inc.,
11 Civ. 7155 (S.D.N.Y., September 30, 2012)

Moroccanoil v. Vogue International, et.al,
Case No. CV10-10048 (C.D. of CA, January 7, 2011)

L.C. Licensing Inc. v. Berman,
86 U.SP.Q. 2d 1883 (T.T.A.B. 2008)

Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch, Inc. v. Otsar Sifrei Lubavitch, Inc.,
No. 01 CV 7406, 2004 U.S. Dist. Lexis 22637 (E.D.N.Y. 2004)

Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch, Inc. v. Otsar Sifrei Lubavitch, Inc.,
312 F.3d 94 (2d Cir. 2002)

Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch, Inc. v. Mendel Sharf,
172 F. Supp. 2d 383 (E.D.N.Y. 2001)

Prior Experience

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, Associate (1995 - 98)

Legal Aid Society, Federal Defenders Division, Paralegal (1990 - 95)

Articles & Speeches

Article: Trademark Strategies for Emerging Marijuana Economy.  Westlaw Journal Intellectual Property (May 14, 2014)

Speech: Online Piracy and Counterfeiting.  CLL Fashion Seminar (June 13, 2013)

Speech: Rights of Publicity. AIPPI Lapland Symposium, Finland (March 2011)

Speech: Brands on the Silver Screen, the Television Screen and the Computer Screen.  Practising Law Institute Advanced Seminar on Trademark Law (April 2010)

Speech: Brands on the Silver Screen, the Television Screen and the Computer Screen.  Michigan IP Lawyers Association(April 2010)

Speech: Licensing Western Trademarks into Hong Kong and China. International Licensing Show, Hong Kong (January 2010)

Speech: Voiding Trademark Applications Where There is a Lack of Bona Fide Intent to Use. AIPLA Annual Meeting (October 2008)

Article:  Century 21, the New Kid in Town: The Third Circuit Crafts a New Nominative Fair Use Test. The Trademark Reporter (July-August 2007)

Speaker/Moderator: Trademark Fair Use & Parody.  PLI Advanced Seminar on Trademark Law.  (May 2007)

Moderator:  Trademark Anti-counterfeiting Efforts.  AIPLA Spring Meeting  (May 2007)

Speech:  Copyright and Trademark Parody.  CLL Publishing Seminar  (March 2007)

Article: Trademark Parody, Statutory and Nominative Fair Use Under the Lanham Act. (March 2007)

Speech: Trademark Statutory and Nominative Fair Use. (January 2006)

Client Alert: Supreme Court Holds Trademark Fair Use Defense Is Available Even When Confusion Is Likely. (December 2004)

Speech: What's in a Name: Domain Names and Trademarks in the New Media Environment. (January 2002)

Client Alert: The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act. (August 2000)

Affiliations

Adjunct Professor, Trademark Law, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies.  (2007- Present)

Co-chair; Practising 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)

Education

Fordham University School of Law (JD 1995; Law Review: Associate Editor 1993 - 95)

Fordham University (BA 1990)

Bar Admissions

New York

United States District Courts - Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Kieran G. Doyle is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues, Thursday, May 18, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
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