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C. Blair Barbieri

C. Blair Barbieri

Associate
Location:
Overland Park, Kansas
Phone:
913-647-9050
Fax:
913-647-9057
Email:

Blair has devoted her legal practice to assist clients in securing and protecting their intellectual property.  Her expertise focuses on trademark and copyright law, from procurement of registrations through the enforcement and defense of our client’s proprietary rights.  She has gained extensive experience in all aspects of litigation in our nation’s federal and local courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  The breadth of her practice allows Blair to bring a unique combination of transactional, negotiating, and litigation skills to the table.  Blair’s services further extend to working with individuals and businesses alike on contractual matters, domain name disputes, marketing guidance, and matters involving trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and unfair competition claims.

Areas of Practice

  • Trademark Licensing, Prosecution, Litigation
  • Copyright Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2015
  • Kansas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2017

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. cum laude - 2015
    • Honors: Intellectual Property Research Assistant
    • Law Journal: UMKC’s legal journal, The Urban Lawyer, Editor
    • Law Review: Urban Lawyer Law Review, Article Editor, 2014 - 2015
  • Baker University
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 2006
    • Major: Sociology

Published Works

  • Trademark Registration Guidelines for Goods and Services Related to Hemp, AIPF IP Law Bugle, August 2019

Classes/Seminars

  • “Beyond Words and Logos: Non-Traditional Trademarks Around the World,” AIPF Webinar, November 14, 2019
  • “Cease & Desist? What to do when your IP rights are violated,” Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 2018
  • “Intellectual Property Issues: Building Your Brand & Protecting Your Rights,” Heartland Paralegal Association, September 2018
  • “Intellectual Property Issues: Grow Your Farm Series,” University of Missouri, April 2018

Honors and Awards

  • National Champion, 2014 Transactional Lawyering Skills in Intellectual Property Competition

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Association of Intellectual Property Firms, Board Member and Trademark Committee Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2014 - Present

Languages

  • English