Education & Admissions

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

Activities

  • International Trademark Association, Brands and Innovation Committee, Chair of Programming Subcommittee
  • Intellectual Property Section, New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Leadership and Advancement Task Force and Recruitment and Retention Task Force, OK Women LEAD

Posts

COVID-19 Relief Bill Embeds U.S. Trademark Law Changes

By Laura Winston, Esq. | December 30, 2020

Understandably, most of the focus of the Consolidated Appropriations Act has been on the COVID-19 relief provisions. However, the bill…

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…

Co-Written Articles

Talkin’ Turkey About The U.S. Trademark Office’s Plans to Gobble Up More of the Pie

With our Thanksgiving holiday approaching, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has just issued a much-anticipated final rule…

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…