Kristin Strojan focuses her practice on trademark and copyright law. Her practice includes all aspects of international trademark portfolio management, including counseling, clearance, prosecution and enforcement. Kristin also has extensive experience in brand protection and anti-counterfeiting in the United States and abroad.
Prior to joining the firm, Kristin was legal counsel for trademark and brand protection at a leading manufacturer of high performance golf equipment where she served as its trademark and trade dress legal expert and directly managed the global trademark portfolio for its brands, including comprehensive clearance, prosecution, maintenance, monitoring, enforcement, and anti-counterfeiting programs. Previously, Kristin was a senior associate in the San Diego, California office of a large trademark specialty law firm where she performed strategic management of global trademark portfolios and enforcement programs for clients. Prior to that, Kristin was an intellectual property and commercial litigator at two international law firms.
While attending law school, Kristin served as a judicial extern for the Honorable David R. Thompson in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also served on the California Western Law Review/International Law Journal and was recipient of the Best Associate Writer Award in 2000-2001.
California Western School of Law J.D. (2002) magna cum laude, Dean’s Honor List, Faculty Award, Academic Achievement Awards
University of Maryland B.A., Criminal Justice (1995) Academic Dean’s List, Alpha Phi Sigma
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (2016)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (2015)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (2003)
International Trademark Association (INTA), Member
INTA Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee (2021-Present)
INTA In-House Practitioners Committee (2020-2021)
AAFA American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), Member
AAFA Brand Protection Committee (2020-2021)
AAFA Social Commerce Working Group (2020-2021)
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