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Kelley Gordon Selected to Serve as Co-Chair of the Copyright Society of the USA’s Midwest Chapter

October 2, 2020

Marshall Gerstein & Borun, LLP is pleased to share Associate Kelley Gordon has been named co-chair of the Copyright Society of the USA’s (CSUSA) Midwest chapter. Kelley will serve alongside Marci Walker, director of education at Lawyers for the Creative Arts.

As co-chair, Kelley will lead the Midwest chapter in its efforts to advance the study and understanding of copyright law, which includes developing continuing education programs, professional development and networking opportunities, and outreach through CSUSA’s Copyright Kids program. She will serve as co-chair through 2022.

Kelley’s background in both science and the arts in combination with a broad range of litigation experience allows her to provide unique guidance in advising clients with their litigation and enforcement strategies across a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, technology, consumer products and service industries.  Kelley assists clients with their individualized global and domestic portfolio maintenance goals, develops enforcement strategies and serves clients’ litigation needs before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board, District Court and the United States International Trade Commission. 

In addition to counseling clients in branding strategies and aiding clients in registering trademarks and copyrights, Kelley’s practice focuses on enforcement of clients’ intellectual property through opposition and cancellation proceedings, social media enforcement, Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy proceedings and District Court litigation.

The Copyright Society of the USA, a non-profit organization established in 1953, is devoted to copyright law awareness and education. With headquarters in New York City and over 1,000 members nationwide, CSUSA’s mission is to foster interest in and advance the study and understanding of copyright law in literature, music, art, theater, motion picture, television, computer software, architecture, and other works of authorship, and their distribution through both traditional and new media. Members of the Society include attorneys and professionals from the world’s leading IP firms and entertainment and media industries, solo practitioners, in-house counsel, the authors of primary copyright law treatises, representatives of the U.S. Copyright Office, publishers, academics and law students.