IR Global Member, Timothy J. Kelly starts own practice, TJ Kelly Intellectual Property Law, PC.
Published 12 Sep, 2019
Tim is continuing as a Committee Member for the IP Group in 2020.
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Timothy J. Kelly has extensive experience in all aspects of trademark and unfair competition law, including domestic and international trademark portfolio management, clearing and prosecuting trademarks, licensing, IP due diligence investigations, and litigation both in the district and appellate courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He has also had experience negotiating and litigating Internet domain name and other e-commerce disputes. Mr. Kelly has represented a wide range of clients in various industries including clothing, human foods and confections, pet foods, pharmaceuticals, electronics, appliances, and publications.
His trademark litigations include representing:
Schaeffler KG in Schaeffler v. Imex Service, Inc. (trademark counterfeit seizure involving counterfeit LUK®-branded clutches); Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG in Schaeffler v. Brastates Bearings Industries (trademark counterfeit seizure involving counterfeit FAG®-branded bearings).
Advance Magazine Publishers, Bacardi & Company, Ltd., and Sidney Frank Importing Co., Inc., and EventQuest, Inc., in Advance Magazine Publisher’s Inc. d/b/a The Condé Nast Publications, Inc., Bacardi & Company, Ltd., Sidney Frank Importing Co., Inc., and EventQuest, Inc. v. Jay Norris and Norris/Nelson Entertainment, Inc. (declaratory judgment action involving use of the term TASTEMAKERS); and Advance Magazine Publishers in Advance Magazine Publisher’s Inc. d/b/a The Condé Nast Publications, Inc. v. Vogue Int’l Inc. (internet domain name dispute).
Mars in Mars, Incorporated v. Triunfo-Mex, Inc. (trademark and trade dress infringement); Mars, Incorporated v. Concord Confections (trademark and trade dress infringement); Mars, Incorporated v. Classic Chocolates, Inc. (trademark and trade dress infringement); Hershey Foods Corp. v. Mars, Incorporated (trade dress infringement and dilution); and Mars, Incorporated v. Dan Dee Int’l, Ltd. (trademark opposition proceeding
Bear U.S.A. in Bear U.S.A., Inc. v. William Kim, et al. (trademark and trade dress infringement); Bear U.S.A., Inc. v. Bing Chuan Group U.S.A. Corp. (trademark and trade dress infringement and contempt); Golden Bear, Inc. v. Bear U.S.A., Inc. (trademark infringement); Bear U.S.A., Inc. v. The Bear Partnership (trademark opposition/cancellation proceeding).
Electrolux Home Products in BSH Home Appliances Corp. v. Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (trademark infringement).
Warner Lambert in Nabisco Inc. v. Warner Lambert Co. (trademark infringement).
Nike in FIFA (Federation International Football Ass’n) v. Nike, Inc. (trademark infringement).
Mr. Kelly is also is also a member of the International Trademark Association’s Panel of Trademark Mediators.
TJ Kelly IP Law focuses on United States intellectual property-related matters, including trademark clearance and prosecution, coordination of global trademark protection, trademark and counterfeit-enforcement litigation, unfair competition and false advertising matters, copyright prosecution and litigation, contested proceedings before the United States Trademark Office, and general counseling relating to trademarks, copyrights, branding, advertising, and licensing. Tim is also a member of the International Trademark Association’s Panel of Trademark Mediators and is available to serve as a mediator/neutral in appropriate intellectual property-related disputes.
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