October 2, 2019

SA&M Attorneys Heather Antoine and Karine Akopchikyan Featured in LABJ: "Patagonia Survives Dismissal in Trademark Suit Based on Claims of Fame"

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles' Attorneys Heather Antoine and Karine Akopchikyan have been featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal's "Perspective" column discussing the Patagonia lawsuit dismissal based on claims of fame.  The article is titled "Patagonia Survives Dismissal in Trademark Suit Based on Claims of Fame" and to read the full article, click here.

About Patagonia
Patagonia, Inc. is an American clothing company that markets and sells outdoor clothing. The company was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, and is based in Ventura, California. Its logo is the outline of Mount Fitz Roy, the border between Chile and Argentina, in the region of Patagonia visit https://www.patagonia.com/

Heather Antoine is a Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Trademark & Brand Protection practice and Co-Chair of the Privacy & Data Security practice group. Heather’s practice focuses on protecting a company’s intellectual property; a fundamental feature of every business. Heather is also focused on guiding businesses through the ever-expanding maze of privacy laws, both domestically and internationally.

Karine Akopchikyan is a Litigator in the Firm’s Business Litigation Practice group. Karine has extensive experience representing and advising plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of business and commercial disputes in state and federal courts.  She focuses her practice on resolving complex contractual disputes, intellectual property disputes (including copyright, trademark, patent, right of publicity, and trade secret claims), cyber insurance coverage disputes, and disputes involving unfair competition, fraud, and other business torts.  In large part, Karine’s success lies in her integrity, diligence, and ability to bring people together.

For more information about our Trademark Practice, contact Heather Antoine at .

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