Speaker Profile

Kathryn Barrett Park
Senior Counsel, Advertising and Brand Management / General Electric Company

Kathryn Barrett Park, a past president of the International Trademark Association, currently serves as Senior Counsel for Advertising and Brand Management for the General Electric Company, headquartered in Fairfield, CT, USA.

Ms. Park attended Brown University and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. Degree in art history in 1980. She then attended the Columbia University School of Law, graduating with a J.D. Degree in law, and became a member of the New York Bar in 1984. She has concentrated on trademark, copyright and advertising law. In 2000, she joined General Electric Company in Fairfield, Connecticut. She was previously Vice President and Senior Intellectual Property Counsel of NBA Properties, Inc. in New York.

She is a frequent speaker at international conferences on advertising law, IP rights and anti-counterfeiting, and has testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Internet and, in the past, Intellectual Property on various IP issues.