Catherine F. Hoffman is the Managing Partner and heads the Trademark and Litigation Group at the firm. Ms. Hoffman has 28 years of experience representing domestic and foreign clients in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts and appeals, in both the public and private sectors. Ms. Hoffman’s current practice includes all aspects of trademark (international and domestic) and copyright law as well as portfolio management, including trademark clearance and prosecution, both domestic and abroad, opposition and cancellation proceedings, enforcement, domain name and e-commerce issues. Ms. Hoffman has extensive litigation experience, including proceedings involving trademarks, unfair competition, design patent and utility patent disputes before U.S. Federal Courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The International Trademark Association (INTA) has appointed Ms. Hoffman as subcommittee chair to the Advocacy division of the Unfair Competition committee for the 2017 to 2019 term. Previously, Ms. Hoffman served on the INTA Bulletin committee as co-chair for previous terms. Ms. Hoffman has authored, and assisted with verifications of many INTA Bulletin articles about recent rulings from Federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.