Kirk A. Damman Quoted in LAW360® on Free Speech and Federal TrademarkNovember 9, 2023
Lewis Rice member Kirk A. Damman was quoted in an article published by Law360 regarding the intersection of free speech and trademark law. The case in question, Vidal v. Elster, explores the boundaries of the First Amendment and the registration of trademarks by using the phrase "Trump Too Small." Kirk offers a unique perspective on the case, emphasizing the complexity of the issue. Read a recent client alert regarding this topic here.
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Kirk practices in all areas of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on helping startup and growing companies begin to manage, license, and gain value from their intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) as well as obtain protection for their most important ideas and products. With a degree in physics and licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for more than 20 years, Kirk works with clients whose products are as diverse as circuit and electrical designs, medical devices, computer software and Internet, heavy equipment and manufacturing, alternative energy and fuel, and consumer goods.