Kathleen Cooney-Porter

Kathleen Cooney-Porter

Principal

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Pennsylvania
US Supreme Court
US District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D.)
Vanderbilt University (B.A.)

Experience

Kathleen Cooney-Porter was formerly Managing Partner of Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. in Virginia where she managed the Trademark and Copyright practice groups. She counseled foreign and domestic clients on a broad range of trademark and copyright issues. These included registrability, unfair competition, trade dress, trade name, and Internet-related and anti-counterfeiting matters in the United States and globally. Ms. Cooney-Porter will continue to provide cost-effective advice to clients on how to enhance, secure, leverage and enforce their marks and brand portfolio.

Ms. Cooney-Porter worked at the USPTO in various capacities, including as an Examining Attorney, and at the Office of the Assistant Commissioner for Trademarks. Ms. Cooney-Porter was awarded a Bronze Medal by the U.S. Department of Commerce for superior federal service. She has served as an appointee to the USPTO’s Trademark Public Advisory Committee. She is active in numerous organizations such as INTA, AIPLA, ABA and the D.C. Bar.