Carrie Kiedrowski has more than 16 years of brand protection and enforcement experience and has particular success in resolving online trademark infringement issues and in domain name dispute arbitration actions before the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Carrie effectively counsels global and national clients on the enforcement of trademark rights on the internet and on the proper use of brands in social media advertising. She focuses on defending brands from online threats and provides day-to-day advice on worldwide brand development and protection programs, domestic and international trademark clearance and prosecution, trademark due diligence, trademark licensing, and online copyright matters. Carrie also has significant experience managing international trademark and domain name portfolios and works closely with foreign counsel in more than 130 countries throughout the world. Recent industry experience includes free knowledge and open source products and services, insurance and financial services, mobile applications, software, consumer products, educational assessment products and services, film and packaging products, food and beverage products, and real estate development services. Carrie represents clients in trademark opposition and cancellation actions before the USPTO and assists in U.S. federal district court trademark litigation cases.
Carrie is lead pro bono trademark counsel for several global nonprofit organizations, such as Room to Read, in which underserved individuals receive literacy and educational support. Prior to joining Jones Day, Carrie was a counselor for people with disabilities for approximately 10 years with the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission.
- March 21, 2019
Women in IP Speaker Series: Everything You Wanted To Know About Recent Trademark Challenges, But Were Afraid To Ask
- March 3, 2016
Hashtags as Trademarks - PTO and District Court Perspectives, Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association
- May 2015
INTA 2015 - Hashtags and brand protection
- October 23, 2014
Social Media, Chapter Two, INTA Roundtable Presentation
- March 2, 2011
Social Media: Legal Considerations, Jones Day CLE Academy
- December 3, 2009
Intellectual Property at Home and Abroad
- June 19, 2009
INTA Roundtable: How the USPTO Treats Fraud in Trademark Applications and Registrations
- Cleveland State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2003; Managing Editor, Law Review); Kent State University (M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling summa cum laude 1996); Baldwin-Wallace College (B.A. in Psychology summa cum laude 1993)
- Ohio and Georgia
- Recommended by the World Trademark Review for inclusion in the WTR 1000 (2020)