Keelin Hargadon


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.


9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 500

Houston, Texas 77046


Keelin Hargadon

Trademark Prosecution & Enforcement

Copyright Law

Trade Dress

Trade Secrets

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
Selected Publications


  • 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