Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark
  • B.A., Tufts University
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.


  • International Trademark Association
  • Board Member, Association of Intellectual Property Firms (2017 - 2019)


U.S. Supreme Court: BOOKING.COM is Not Generic, and is Entitled to Trademark Registration

By Laura Winston, Esq. | July 2, 2020

When is a generic word + “.Com” not generic? When the public doesn’t think so, according to the Supreme Court’s…

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Damages for Trademark Infringement

By Laura Winston, Esq. | April 30, 2020

It may now be easier for plaintiffs to collect money damages in trademark infringement litigation.  In Romag Fasteners, Inc. v.…

CARES Act Empowers U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Extend Deadlines During Pandemic

By Laura Winston, Esq. | April 3, 2020

As a result of the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act), it will…

New U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Rule Is Likely To Increase Trademark Fee Scams

By Laura Winston, Esq. | February 12, 2020

Businesses that own trademark registrations or pending applications have undoubtedly received letters in the mail from scammers, designed to look…

Co-Written Articles

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Offers Expedited Examination for COVID-19 Medical Goods and Services

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced a new initiative whereby at no additional cost it will…