Brian P. Kinder

Brian P. Kinder

Trademark and Brand Protection Attorney
  • Intellectual Property, Trademarks
  • California
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Summary

Brian P. Kinder is managing partner of The Kinder Law Group, APC. He practices exclusively in the field of Intellectual Property ("IP") and is one of only a handful of Southern California attorneys who have been honored as Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars in this area of the law. For more than a decade, he has helped his clients to develop and protect their valuable IP rights throughout the world and is well-versed in both domestic and international patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, false advertising and franchise laws.

On the development side of his practice (i.e., transactional work), Mr. Kinder focuses on assisting clients in safely promoting and selling their products and services across the globe. He oversees and counsels clients on trademark clearance searches as well as the preparation and filing of patent, trademark and copyright applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (U.S.P.T.O.) and Copyright Office. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kinder has not only handled broad domestic trademark registration portfolios, but has also been involved with some of the largest brand campaigns in the world - spanning more than 120 countries across the globe. Mr. Kinder regularly drafts and negotiates license agreements, work for hire agreements, athlete endorsements, model releases, web site use policies, and trade secret protection policies and procedures.

On the protection side of his practice (i.e., litigation), Mr. Kinder has extensive experience in successfully defending and prosecuting disputes before various federal and state courts, the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (T.T.A.B.) in Washington, D.C., and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Throughout numerous patent, trademark and copyright infringement cases, false advertising and unfair competition claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, and franchise disputes, Mr. Kinder has employed the effective use of discovery and motion practice.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $350/hour
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
HKC
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Developed the Intellectual Property Practice Group
Attorney
Foley & Lardner
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Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Group
Attorney
Fulwider Patton
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Trademark Attorney
Education
California St Univ Fullerton
Undergraduate Degree
Pepperdine University School of Law
Certificate of Completion (2015) | Mediation
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Southwestern University School of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law Degree
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Honors: Graduated With Honors (Cum Laude - Top 10%); Received highest grade in class in Copyright, Evidence and Alternate Dispute Resolution.
Activities: Served first as a Member and then Associate Editor of Southwestern Law Review.
Awards
Top Lawyer
OC Metro
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 212332
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Common Issues Encountered in Trademark Infringement Lawsuits
Intellectual Property Department
Speaking Engagements
When is an Alteration a "Material" Alteration, Webinar, Irvine
The Kinder Law Group
Certifications
Mediation
Pepperdine University School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Orange County, California
19200 Von Karman Avenue
Fourth Floor
Irvine, CA 92612
USA
Telephone: (949) 216-3070
Fax: (949) 216-3074
Orange County, California
19200 Von Karman, Fourth Floor
Irvine, CA 92612
USA