KERIANNE LOSIER
Senior Associate
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KERIANNE LOSIER Senior Associate
Kerianne Losier is a member of the firm’s Trademark and Copyright and Litigation practice groups. Kerianne focuses her practice on developing and protecting clients’ intellectual property rights, and enforcing and defending those rights in court and other adversarial proceedings.

Kerianne prosecutes and defends trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, trade dress, false advertising, publicity and privacy, DTSA, and related commercial claims in federal and state courts. Her experience also includes the successful advocacy and resolution of inter partes proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

In addition to litigation, Kerianne regularly provides strategic advice and counseling to entrepreneurs and multinational corporations on questions regarding the protection, exploitation, and enforcement of intellectual property and other content, and on the application of intellectual property and related laws to evolving technologies, business activities, and branding initiatives. She represents clients in a wide range of industries including entertainment, fashion, media, technology, and consumer goods and services.

Prior to joining Kelley Drye, Kerianne was an associate at an international law firm, where she focused on complex intellectual property matters.
 

Professional Activities

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
 
Nirvana, LLC v. Marc Jacobs Int’l LLC et. al. (C.D. Cal.)
Representing Marc Jacobs International, LLC and retailers Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus in pending copyright and trademark infringement action concerning the alleged infringement of intellectual property owned by the rock band Nirvana.

Steve Madden, Ltd. v. Jasmin Larian, LLC (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented fashion company Cult Gaia in trade dress litigation concerning the alleged infringement of distinctive handbag design by Steve Madden, Ltd.

BIC Corporation et al. v. Convenience Discount Inc. et al. (E.D.N.Y.)
Represented international consumer goods company in anti-counterfeiting proceedings to stop piracy of products and packaging, including securing and overseeing execution of ex parte seizure order at brick and mortar retailer.

Palmer/Kane LLC v. Capstone Publishers (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented a publisher in copyright infringement suit over the worldwide distribution of content in new and traditional media.

Gaia Herbs, Inc. v. Gaia, Inc. (W.D.N.C.)
Defended a digital media service in trademark infringement litigation concerning the use of a common term in the health and wellness space.

Roberts v. Bliss et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Defended against privacy, right of publicity, and false endorsement claims stemming from viral video campaign subsequently incorporated in advertisements of global restaurant chain

Rosenthal et al. v. Vitals.com (2d Dep’t N.Y.)
Represented ISP in multiple Internet-based defamation and related tort actions arising from technology facilitating the transmission and display of content on its consumer-facing healthcare review website.

5381 Partners v. ShareASale.com (E.D.N.Y.)
Represented technology company in litigation arising from digital transactions on client’s software platform and obtained pre-answer dismissal of all claims due to successful advocacy regarding the validity and enforceability of client’s Internet-based contracts.

James v. OneUnited Bank, N.A. (S.D. Fla.)
Represented bank in litigation centered on allegations that its nationwide advertising campaign resulted in copyright, right of publicity, and privacy law violations.

Under Armour, Inc. v. IA Nutrition, Inc. (D. Md.)
Defended trademark infringement litigation and TTAB proceedings brought by one of the world’s largest athletic apparel companies seeking to prevent the use of armour-formative marks by consumer goods company.

Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc. (N.Y.)
Represented association of over 300 TV and radio stations as amici curiae in litigation over the existence and scope of public performance rights in pre-1972 sound recordings.

Coach, Inc. et al. v. Tumi Holdings, Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Assisted in defense of a famous luggage brand in trademark and trade dress action concerning use of product design feature.

Danica Aromatics, Inc. v. Philosophy, Inc. (C.D. Cal.)
Assisted a leading beauty brand in trademark infringement and false advertising litigation over the use of particular phrase in advertising copy and product packaging.

4 What It’s Worth, Inc. v. EJ Acquisition, LLC (C.D. Cal.)
Assisted a fashion brand in multiple trademark and copyright disputes in C.D. Cal. and elsewhere concerning design features applied to apparel.
 
Kerianne was selected for inclusion in the Intellectual Property Law area as a 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© “Ones to Watch” (Woodward/White, Inc.).  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.bestlawyers.com/methodology.

She was selected for inclusion in the 2016-2019 New York Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” lists, issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
 
American Intellectual Property Law Association

International Trademark Association
 

About

Kerianne Losier is a member of the firm’s Trademark and Copyright and Litigation practice groups. Kerianne focuses her practice on developing and protecting clients’ intellectual property rights, and enforcing and defending those rights in court and other adversarial proceedings.

Kerianne prosecutes and defends trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, trade dress, false advertising, publicity and privacy, DTSA, and related commercial claims in federal and state courts. Her experience also includes the successful advocacy and resolution of inter partes proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

In addition to litigation, Kerianne regularly provides strategic advice and counseling to entrepreneurs and multinational corporations on questions regarding the protection, exploitation, and enforcement of intellectual property and other content, and on the application of intellectual property and related laws to evolving technologies, business activities, and branding initiatives. She represents clients in a wide range of industries including entertainment, fashion, media, technology, and consumer goods and services.

Prior to joining Kelley Drye, Kerianne was an associate at an international law firm, where she focused on complex intellectual property matters.
 

Professional Activities

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
 

Experience

Nirvana, LLC v. Marc Jacobs Int’l LLC et. al. (C.D. Cal.)
Representing Marc Jacobs International, LLC and retailers Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus in pending copyright and trademark infringement action concerning the alleged infringement of intellectual property owned by the rock band Nirvana.

Steve Madden, Ltd. v. Jasmin Larian, LLC (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented fashion company Cult Gaia in trade dress litigation concerning the alleged infringement of distinctive handbag design by Steve Madden, Ltd.

BIC Corporation et al. v. Convenience Discount Inc. et al. (E.D.N.Y.)
Represented international consumer goods company in anti-counterfeiting proceedings to stop piracy of products and packaging, including securing and overseeing execution of ex parte seizure order at brick and mortar retailer.

Palmer/Kane LLC v. Capstone Publishers (S.D.N.Y.)
Represented a publisher in copyright infringement suit over the worldwide distribution of content in new and traditional media.

Gaia Herbs, Inc. v. Gaia, Inc. (W.D.N.C.)
Defended a digital media service in trademark infringement litigation concerning the use of a common term in the health and wellness space.

Roberts v. Bliss et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Defended against privacy, right of publicity, and false endorsement claims stemming from viral video campaign subsequently incorporated in advertisements of global restaurant chain

Rosenthal et al. v. Vitals.com (2d Dep’t N.Y.)
Represented ISP in multiple Internet-based defamation and related tort actions arising from technology facilitating the transmission and display of content on its consumer-facing healthcare review website.

5381 Partners v. ShareASale.com (E.D.N.Y.)
Represented technology company in litigation arising from digital transactions on client’s software platform and obtained pre-answer dismissal of all claims due to successful advocacy regarding the validity and enforceability of client’s Internet-based contracts.

James v. OneUnited Bank, N.A. (S.D. Fla.)
Represented bank in litigation centered on allegations that its nationwide advertising campaign resulted in copyright, right of publicity, and privacy law violations.

Under Armour, Inc. v. IA Nutrition, Inc. (D. Md.)
Defended trademark infringement litigation and TTAB proceedings brought by one of the world’s largest athletic apparel companies seeking to prevent the use of armour-formative marks by consumer goods company.

Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc. (N.Y.)
Represented association of over 300 TV and radio stations as amici curiae in litigation over the existence and scope of public performance rights in pre-1972 sound recordings.

Coach, Inc. et al. v. Tumi Holdings, Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Assisted in defense of a famous luggage brand in trademark and trade dress action concerning use of product design feature.

Danica Aromatics, Inc. v. Philosophy, Inc. (C.D. Cal.)
Assisted a leading beauty brand in trademark infringement and false advertising litigation over the use of particular phrase in advertising copy and product packaging.

4 What It’s Worth, Inc. v. EJ Acquisition, LLC (C.D. Cal.)
Assisted a fashion brand in multiple trademark and copyright disputes in C.D. Cal. and elsewhere concerning design features applied to apparel.
 

Honors

Kerianne was selected for inclusion in the Intellectual Property Law area as a 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© “Ones to Watch” (Woodward/White, Inc.).  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.bestlawyers.com/methodology.

She was selected for inclusion in the 2016-2019 New York Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” lists, issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
 

Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association

International Trademark Association