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  1. Trademark: 70%
    26 years
  2. Trademark Application: 25%
    26 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 5%
    26 years

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  • Hassan A. Zavareei

    Linda is an excellent trademark litigator with fantastic knowledge of the inner workings of the USPTO. It is a pleasure working with her.


    Hassan Zavareei Class action Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kelly IP, LLP

1330 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC, 20036


NYCurrently registered 200707/10/2016
DCActive 199007/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
World’s Leading U.S. Trademark Law PractitionersManaging Intellectual Property Guide2008
Who's Who Legal USA - TrademarksWho's Who Legal USA2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKelly IP, LLP2013 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Trademark AssociationMember2000 - Present
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationVice-Chair, PTO Relations Committee2008 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Amazon v. Wax (Fed. Cir. 2013)Fed. Cir. affirmed TTAB sustaining opposition
Gap (Apparel), LLC v. Gap One Enterprises, LLC (TTAB 2008)TTAB Opposition against GAP ONE mark
Starbucks U.S. Brands LLC v. Ruben, 78 USPQ2d 1741 (TTAB 2006)TTAB Opposition against LESSBUCKS COFFEE mark
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trademark WorldThe Generic Roadblock2007
NOCA NewsCredentialing: A Look at a Landmark Legal Case2006
Quarterly Journal of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)Knew or Should Have Known, Reckless Disregard for the Truth, and Fraud Before the Trademark Office2006
Managing Intellectual Property YearbookUnique Trademarks2001
National Law JournalSummary Judgment Loses Ground Before Trademark Panel2000
Trademark ReporterThe Status of So Highly Descriptive and Acquired Distinctiveness1992
Oregon Law ReviewHR 1195 Source Licensing: A Legislative Challenge to the Blanket License1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTrade RegulationLL.M - Master of Laws1989
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Willamette UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IPIC Annual Meeting 2009Differences in Canadian and U.S. Practice That You Should Know2009
AIPLA WebinarImplications of In Re Bose Corporation Decision2009