Education & Admissions

  • Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, J.D.
  • Tufts University, B.A.
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • International Trademark Association, Public Information Committee
  • Fordham University School of Law, Adjunct Professor


New U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Rule Is Likely To Increase Trademark Fee Scams

By Laura Winston, Esq. | February 12, 2020

This content has been archived. It may no longer be relevantBusinesses that own trademark registrations or pending applications have undoubtedly…

SCOTUS Strikes Down Controversial US Patent and Trademark Office Policy of Recoupment of Attorneys’ Fees

By Laura Winston, Esq. | December 12, 2019

Intellectual property owners have one fewer issue to worry about if they decide to bring a civil action against the…

New U.S. Rule to Require Foreign Trademark Applicants to Hire U.S. Attorneys

By Laura Winston, Esq. | July 11, 2019

If you wish to file a new trademark application or maintain/renew an existing trademark registration in the United States, and…

Supreme Court Says Law Banning Registration of “Scandalous” Trademarks is Unconstitutional

By Laura Winston, Esq. | June 24, 2019

Get ready for the 4-letter-word free-for-all. The Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal…

Co-Written Articles

Talkin’ Turkey About The U.S. Trademark Office’s Plans to Gobble Up More of the Pie

With our Thanksgiving holiday approaching, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has just issued a much-anticipated final rule…

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Offers Expedited Examination for COVID-19 Medical Goods and Services

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced a new initiative whereby at no additional cost it will…