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Co-chair Trademarks at Brooks Kushman PC
Molly Crandall focuses her practice in the area of trademark law. She counsels clients, ranging from one person start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, in trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters to help them develop and protect their brands. As part of her brand protection practice, she represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She negotiates and prepares IP-related agreements, such as licence agreements, co-existence and settlement agreements, and confidentiality, non-disclosure and trade secret agreements. In addition to handling all facets of US trademarks, she works directly with foreign attorneys worldwide in protecting the brands of her clients internationally. She also handles domain name disputes in the United States and abroad.
Ms Crandall also has several years of general civil litigation experience as an attorney, which gives her valuable perspectives in counselling her clients. She also worked in the trademark licensing business for a large corporate trademark licensing company where her work included licensing, agreement compliance, trademark enforcement, including US customs/border goods importation matters, and matters related to brand protection in advertising and marketing.
Ms Crandall is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and is serving her second term on the INTA Model State Trademark Bill Subcommittee. She has published articles relating to trademark issues and has spoken to groups on trademark law, including to law students pursuing careers in intellectual property. Ms Crandall is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practise before the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.