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Kathryn E. Smith | Partner

 
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Practice Areas: Categories: Advertising, Copyrights, Publishing/Media, Trademarks

“Client relationships are a central part of my practice. Getting to know my clients, fully understanding what they want and need, determining how (and if) it can be achieved, is vital – and is key to my ability to achieve the best result for my clients.”

Kate Smith is a Partner with Wood, Herron & Evans and counsels clients in the areas of domestic and international trademark, copyright, and internet and related media, e-commerce, and advertising issues, including enforcement matters. Kate’s experience extends to all aspects of trademark, copyright, and domain name prosecution, registration, and enforcement.

Bar Admissions:
Admitted to the Ohio Bar U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1996)

Education:
Kenyon College, B.A. (magna cum laude)
– Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.

Distinctions:

  • Best Lawyers® in Trademark Law (2012-2017)
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers® as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Trademark Law in Cincinnati, Ohio (2017)
  • Best Attorneys in Ohio by Best Lawyers® – Trademark Law (2014)
  • Chambers, USA, Named a “Notable Practitioner” (2014)
  • Chambers, USA, “Key Individual” in the area of Intellectual Property Law (2010-2013)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Law and Politics Media (2007-2008)
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL), Class IX (2005)

Professional Affiliations:

  • International Trademark Association
  • American, Ohio, and Cincinnati Bar Associations
  • Cincy IP
  • Vice President, Board of Directors of Children, Inc., a children’s care, education, and advocacy organization in Northern Kentucky
  • Vice-Chair, AIPLA Trademark Litigation Committee (2015-2016)

Publications and Presentations:

  • Presenter, Cincinnati Business Courier and Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Program: Business and Legal Strategies (August 2014)
  • Speaker, Cincinnati Bar Association Program “The Landscape is Changing – Advising Clients Regarding Domain Names and Dispute Resolution” (June 2010)
  • Contributor, Legal Standards and Quarterly Case Summaries Projects, AIPLA Trademark Litigation Committee (2011)
  • Business Courier Article, Four Lawyers from Cincinnati’s Oldest Law Firm Talk About What’s New (March 2011)
  • Speaker, Social Media & Your Intellectual Property – Trademarks (April 2013)

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Kathryn E. Smith | Partner

 
Photo of Kathryn E. Smith

Practice Areas: Categories: Advertising, Copyrights, Publishing/Media, Trademarks

“Client relationships are a central part of my practice. Getting to know my clients, fully understanding what they want and need, determining how (and if) it can be achieved, is vital – and is key to my ability to achieve the best result for my clients.”

Kate Smith is a Partner with Wood, Herron & Evans and counsels clients in the areas of domestic and international trademark, copyright, and internet and related media, e-commerce, and advertising issues, including enforcement matters. Kate’s experience extends to all aspects of trademark, copyright, and domain name prosecution, registration, and enforcement.

Bar Admissions:
Admitted to the Ohio Bar U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1996)

Education:
Kenyon College, B.A. (magna cum laude)
– Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.

Distinctions:

  • Best Lawyers® in Trademark Law (2012-2017)
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers® as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Trademark Law in Cincinnati, Ohio (2017)
  • Best Attorneys in Ohio by Best Lawyers® – Trademark Law (2014)
  • Chambers, USA, Named a “Notable Practitioner” (2014)
  • Chambers, USA, “Key Individual” in the area of Intellectual Property Law (2010-2013)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Law and Politics Media (2007-2008)
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL), Class IX (2005)

Professional Affiliations:

  • International Trademark Association
  • American, Ohio, and Cincinnati Bar Associations
  • Cincy IP
  • Vice President, Board of Directors of Children, Inc., a children’s care, education, and advocacy organization in Northern Kentucky
  • Vice-Chair, AIPLA Trademark Litigation Committee (2015-2016)

Publications and Presentations:

  • Presenter, Cincinnati Business Courier and Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Program: Business and Legal Strategies (August 2014)
  • Speaker, Cincinnati Bar Association Program “The Landscape is Changing – Advising Clients Regarding Domain Names and Dispute Resolution” (June 2010)
  • Contributor, Legal Standards and Quarterly Case Summaries Projects, AIPLA Trademark Litigation Committee (2011)
  • Business Courier Article, Four Lawyers from Cincinnati’s Oldest Law Firm Talk About What’s New (March 2011)
  • Speaker, Social Media & Your Intellectual Property – Trademarks (April 2013)

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