Susan Kayser is a partner in the firm’s Washington D.C. office where she is a member of the IP Litigation practice group.
Ms. Kayser litigates and counsels clients including international brands and startups, on trademark, advertising, and copyright matters. The Legal 500 and World Trademark Review have recognized her as an “‘outstanding’ disputes specialist” and a leading trademark litigator and acknowledged her for counseling acumen.
For more than 20 years, she has provided strategic advice to brand owners in the apparel, fashion, luxury, consumer products, and automotive industries and has been on the forefront of contributory infringement law on the Internet. Susan has significant experience in obtaining (and defeating) TROs and preliminary injunctions, including those involving counterfeiting and ex parte seizures. She handles all aspects of USPTO practice, has won numerous oppositions before the TTAB, and obtained fame decisions, including from the National Arbitration Forum.