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Laura M. Konkel

Partner

Overview

Laura focuses on all aspects of trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement. Clients value her practical and timely legal advice, and look to her for support with the following types of trademark selection and protection issues, both in the U.S. and internationally:

  • Clearance
  • Prosecution
  • Maintenance
  • Licensing
  • Due diligence
  • Enforcement, including opposition, cancellation and infringement proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and global courts and trademark offices

Clients also regularly seek Laura’s assistance with copyright registration and enforcement matters. 

 

Internet Experience

Laura has considerable experience with domain name disputes and counsels clients on Internet-related intellectual property matters. She has successfully represented clients in arbitration proceedings under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS). She also regularly assists with: 

  • Strategic acquisition and registration of domain names
  • Effective management of domain portfolios
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights on social media
  • Keyword advertising

Professional Activities

  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • INTA Internet Committee, 2016-2017
  • Adjunct Professor, Intellectual Property Law, Michigan Technological University

Education

Admission

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