Katherine Keating focuses her practice on intellectual property, media, and First Amendment issues.
Ms. Keating counsels clients on a wide range of intellectual property issues, including trademark, copyright, and rights of publicity. Her trademark work covers all aspects of brand protection, including selecting and clearing marks, obtaining and maintaining registrations, and enforcing trademark and related rights in the United States and throughout the world. She has managed extensive global trademark portfolios, directly handling all aspects of domestic disputes and directing the handling of international disputes.
Ms. Keating’s dispute experience includes state and federal trademark, copyright, First Amendment, anti-SLAPP, and open government litigation, as well as matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Keating is also experienced in resolving domain name disputes, including proceedings under the UDRP.
Ms. Keating’s appellate work has ranged from appeals in media and access cases to amicus briefs in high-profile social justice cases, including in marriage equality cases before the United States Supreme Court.
Before law, Ms. Keating worked on marketing, business administration, and production for various entertainment-oriented Internet start-up companies, experience that helps her view client issues through a practical lens.