Bret J. Danow

Bret J. Danow focuses his practice on trademark licensing and brand protection with a concentration in the fashion industry and regularly counsels clients in the apparel, sporting goods, publishing, education, entertainment, liquor, banking, financial services and consumer electronics industries. He has worked at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP for his entire career, spanning more than 14 years.

Bret counsels and assists clients in connection with all facets of trademark law, including licensing, retail store agreements, distribution agreements, celebrity endorsement agreements, trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement, monitoring and portfolio management, agreement administration, domain name disputes and intellectual property-related diligence and corporate transactions. He represents companies ranging from small start-ups to large international fashion brands.

Bret represents clients in developing, building and administering the worldwide licensing, exploitation, searching, clearance, registration and enforcement of trademarks, logos and domain names and works with all clients to develop strategies to protect their valuable intellectual property assets worldwide.

Together with Katten partner Karen Artz Ash, Bret writes a column that appears 10 times a year in Managing Intellectual Property magazine.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Advertising, 2) Marketing and Promotions, 3) Intellectual Property Licensing, 4) Intellectual Property Litigation and 5) Trademarks and Trademark Litigation
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, Penn Law, (J.D.)
Admitted Year 1993
Education University of Michigan (B.A.)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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