• "Trump Wins Republican Primary Race for TM Registration"  IPLaw360  (August 5, 2015)


  • "Sucks to Be You? Crowell & Moring Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer (March 31, 2015)  Co-authored with Preetha Chakrabarti, Crowell & Moring


  • "Supreme Court Holds That TTAB Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect on Trademark Litigation in District Courts Crowell & Moring Intellectual Property Bullet Analyses (March 26, 2015)  Co-authored with Lora A. Moffatt, Sean E. Jackson, Crowell & Moring


  • "Federal Court Finds That the Actual Provision of Services is Necessary to Support a Use-Based Service Mark Application -- Advertising of Services is Not EnoughCrowell & Moring Advertising & Product Risk Management Alert (March 20, 2015) Co-authored with Sean E. Jackson, Crowell & Moring


  • "Expect Increased Scrutiny from the USPTO Regarding Trademark Use ClaimsCrowell & Moring Client Alert (August 13, 2014)  Co-authored with Preetha Chakrabarti, Crowell & Moring


  • "Supreme Court Permits Lanham Act Challenge to Beverage Label Regulated by the FDACrowell & Moring Regulatory Alert (June 13, 2014)


  • "When Can Trademarks Be Used as Keywords" Managing Intellectual Property  (August 28, 2013)  Co-authored with Scott L. Bittman  Crowell & Moring


  • "Third Circuit Finds That Use of a College Football Player's Likeness in a Video Game Violates His Right of PublicityCrowell & Moring Retail Law Observer (July 1, 2013)  Co-authored with Jonathan J. Anastasia, Crowell & Moring


  • "Companies May Begin to Protect Their Online Presence Anew:  Trademark Clearinghouse Now Available for New gTLDsCrowell & Moring Retail Law Observer (April 11, 2013)


  • "Ambush Marketing:  Coming Soon to a Stadium Near You"  Association of Corporate Counsel (January 22, 2013)  Co-authored with Mary R. Bram, Crowell & Moring and Rodrigo Azevedo, Silveiro Advogado 


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  • ".us Domain Names"Getting the Deal Through - Domains & Domain Names  (2014-2017)

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  • "An Opportunity to Change TM Registrations for Outdated Tech"IPLaw360 (September 4, 2015)

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  • "Expect Increased USPTO Scrutiny for TM Declarations of Use"IPLaw360 (February 13, 2017)