Attorney at Law
Kelly McCarthy is a partner with Sideman & Bancroft LLP in San Francisco, CA. She represents business entities in commercial, corporate and intellectual property transactions, with a focus on brand protection issues and trademark and copyright enforcement and portfolio management. Her clients include public and private domestic and foreign entities, from emerging regional companies to global industry leaders.
Ms. McCarthy advises clients on a variety of trademark and brand protection issues, including product and corporate name selection; trademark availability and clearance; worldwide branding strategies; trademark assignments, sales, co-existence agreements and license agreements; management and prosecution of worldwide and domestic trademark portfolios; prosecution of U.S. trademark applications; trademark litigation matters before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and state and federal courts; domain name matters under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Procedure; foreign and domestic intellectual property anti-counterfeiting protection measures, enforcement of trademark rights, negotiation of trademark disputes and settlements, advertising and promotions, and social media marketing issues.