Prosecuted Trademark Opposition Proceeding in the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board against owner of confusingly similar trademark resulting in Board decision in favor of Beer and Restaurant Franchise.
Defended Trademark Cancellation Proceeding in the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board against owner of confusingly similar trademark resulting in Board decision in favor of Entertainer.
I have prosecuted and defended numerous Trademark Trial and Appeals Board Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings involving pending and registered U.S. Federal Trademarks resulting in favorable results for my clients in numerous industries for various products and services.
Prosecuted Federal Trademark Infringement and Lanham Act Violations litigation in the Southern District of California against multiple Defendants resulting in favorable result for International Business Owner.
Defended Federal Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition and False Advertising claims in litigation in the Central District of California resulting in favorable result for large Clothing Distributor.
I have successfully prosecuted and defended numerous Trademark Infringement litigations involving willful infringement, false advertising and unfair business practices for business clients of all sizes and in many different industries.
Prosecuted Copyright Infringement Litigation against major high-end retailer resulting in favorable result for La Jolla business owner.
Prosecuted Copyright Infringement Litigation against major cruise-line resulting in favorable result for La Jolla business owner.
Defended Copyright Infringement Litigation involving major food company resulting in favorable result for San Diego business owner.
Handled pre-litigation dispute resolution of numerous cases involving willful copyright infringement including high-end international fashion house.
Successfully prosecuted real estate dispute involving 16 parties with claims of Contract Breach, Fiduciary Duties, and Fraud resulting in favorable result to celebrity physician.
Prosecuted numerous business litigation cases involving Breach of Contract, Unfair Competition and Fraud claims resulting in favorable results for numerous Clients.
Defended multi-state Business Dispute involving Distributor Breach of Contract Claims, Intellectual Property rights and other claims between two major deli meat companies resulting in favorable result to Client.
Successfully negotiated pre-litigation dispute settlement for U.S. Client in International Manufacturing Dispute with Korean company.
Federal Trade Commission
Defended Federal Litigation by the Federal Trade Commission involving claims of unsubstantiated advertising claims involving international Client resulting in favorable result to Client.
Routinely advise Clients selling, importing or distributing product from overseas into the U.S. on advertising claims and substantiation.
Successfully registered numerous Trademarks in 14 counties for International Medical Research and Development group in the field of Cosmetics and Medical treatments.
Routinely draft and negotiate import manufacturer agreements, distribution agreements, and related agreements.
Routinely draft and negotiate international licensing agreements for Trademarks.
Routinely vet and clear Federal Trademarks for Registration.
Draft and negotiation consent agreements and co-existence agreements for Federal Trademark Clients.
Routinely file and Register Federal Copyright Applications.
Routinely form Business Entities in California and Delaware for business Clients of all sizes.
Draft and Negotiate contracts involving a wide array of business matters, including shareholder agreements, manufacturing and distribution agreements, vendor agreements, media contracts, non-disclosures agreements, proprietary and non-circumvention agreements, and celebrity likeness agreements.
Represent Clients in the film and music industry in contractual dealings with Amazon, Costco, and other outlets.
Karen has been a tremendous resource for me and my husband. She helped both of us to incorporate. It was an easy process with her and we both greatly appreciated it. She has been a resource for answers to help guide us in the right direction as business owners. We appreciate her and her expertise.W. F.B.
Legal questions often catch us off guard, luckily Karen is always there to set us on the right path. She has made our company safer and more secure with her guidance, for which we are extremely grateful! Thanks, Karen.C. K.
Karen Hawkes is my attorney for all my licensing support. I have worked with her for several years as I filed for word and copyrights and other licensing filings. She is so easy to work with and really listened to what your goals are for your project. She gets things done and can fight anyone that challenges your filings, as she did for me. I would highly recommend Karen for any of your licensing needs.D.E.
I was pleased to have found Attorney Karen Hawkes Law to help with my copyright infringement dilemma. She was friendly, professional, considerate, and helpful during a challenging time I was experiencing in my life regarding a prized photograph of mine being infringed upon. She assured me she would do all she could to help me win and she did! I was so happy! A win, and for that, I am grateful to her and Hawkes Law firm. She is highly recommended!C.O.
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