Keelin Hargadon advises clients in intellectual property law, focusing primarily on trademark prosecution and enforcement in the United States and internationally.
Keelin also routinely handles matters concerning branding strategy, cybersquatting/domain name enforcement, drafting and negotiating coexistence agreements, and licensing.
Keelin’s experience includes:
- Removing infringing products from major online retailers on behalf of clients
- Negotiating settlements with the Business Software Alliance regarding copyright infringement
- Policing the sale of gray market goods
Other areas of practice include copyright, trade dress, trade secrets, IP due diligence, litigation, and contract negotiation and drafting.
Keelin earned a J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2013. During law school, she gained experience in Texas state litigation during a judicial internship for Honorable Judge Mike Engelhart in the 151st Civil District Court. Before attending law school, Keelin worked in the intellectual property industry as a legal assistant and paralegal in both Austin and Seattle.
Trademark Prosecution & Enforcement
IP Due Diligence
Contract Negotiation & Drafting
- J.D., South Texas College of Law (2013)
- B.A., Political Science, University of Texas (2004)
- State Bar of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- 3 Strategies Used By Chinese Trademark Squatters, Law360 (2017)
- Negotiations Component, Royalties (Co-Author), State Bar of Texas CLE Article (2011)
Professional Activities & Memberships
- Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
- Houston Young Lawyers Association