Kristen McCallion is a principal in the New York office of Fish & Richardson and chair of the firm’s copyright group. She represents businesses in the consumer products, internet, media and interactive entertainment industries in copyright, trademark, trade dress and unfair competition litigation in federal district courts, appellate courts and state courts. Ms. McCallion advises clients on proper trademark adoption and use to increase brand awareness and maximize the value of trademark portfolios. With her clients, she develops both domestic and foreign trademark filing programs, thereby securing registration protection on a global scale, fortifying brand strength and reducing costs associated with foreign trademark disputes. Kristen also represents trademark owners in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings in the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. McCallion has been named an “IP Star” and one of the top 250 women in intellectual property law by Managing Intellectual Property and was ranked in the top tier of trademark attorneys at the state and national level by World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000. Kristen has also been selected by Super Lawyers (New York), recommended by The Legal 500 for trademark and copyright work, featured in The New York Times Magazine and named “Empire State Counsel” by the New York State Bar Association.