April 2023

Kelly McCarthy Comments on Bloomberg IP News


The surge in applications for US trademarks has led to an increase in fraudulent activities targeting applicants, posing a significant challenge for investigators. Sideman & Bancroft LLP Partner, Kelly Phair McCarthy, comments on the Bloomberg article, “Surge in Trademark Fraud Scams Overwhelms Regulators, Applicants”.

Kelly advises clients on a variety of trademark and brand protection issues, including matters involving product and corporate name selection; trademark availability and clearance; worldwide branding strategies; trademark related agreements including licenses; management and prosecution of worldwide and US trademark portfolios; disputes before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; domain name disputes and cybersquatting concerns; foreign, domestic and online anti-counterfeiting and enforcement measures; advertising, claims and promotions, and social media and Internet marketing issues.