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About Kristin Garris

  • June 11, 2019

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Kristin G. Garris is a member of Warshaw Burstein, LLP’s Intellectual Property practice group who has a broad range of experience in handling matters related to trademark, copyright, Internet, and domain name enforcement and litigation.

Ms. Garris counsels clients on a wide range of intellectual property issues, including IP ownership and protection, trademark enforcement and litigation, branding procedures and management, copyright protection, licensing, domain names, privacy policies and website terms of use, IP-related risk management, IP due diligence, data privacy regulations, and much more. She also has significant experience with opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, Ms. Garris is skilled in representing clients with domain name disputes before the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Arbitration and Mediation Center, as well as a broad range of other Internet-related disputes and trademark and copyright enforcements in connection with social media.

With twelve years of experience in intellectual property, Ms. Garris is adept in representing clients with trademark and copyright litigation, design and implementation of comprehensive enforcement programs, clearance and portfolio management, registration strategies, and intellectual property due diligence in corporate transactions. Focused on finding sensible business solutions to legal problems, Ms. Garris has assisted clients by negotiating and drafting intellectual property licenses, settlement and coexistence agreements, asset purchase agreements, and other commercial agreements. She has extensive experience representing clients across a variety of industries, including: retail; consumer goods; food and beverage; fashion and luxury goods; financial services and wealth management; hospitality and travel; technology and software; arts, entertainment and media; and manufacturing.