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Erin McGuine focuses her practice on protection and licensing of intellectual property rights, with an emphasis on trademark prosecution and global brand management. Erin counsels a broad range of clients on a variety of areas of brand management, including assisting domestic and multinational companies in the selection, clearance, registration, and enforcement of trademarks, and the licensing of trademark rights.
Erin handles a range of trademark prosecution matters, including counseling clients on clearance search reports and handling opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She is also well versed in obtaining domain name transfers pursuant to the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy and taking down infringing use on various social media platforms on behalf of clients, and counseling on complex licensing and assignment agreements.
Erin is actively involved in the Boston Patent Law Association, serving as social media chair, and is also involved in the International Trademark Association and Boston Bar Association.
Erin graduated with honors from New England Law | Boston (NELB), where she was the recipient of the New England Law Boston Outstanding Academic Achievement award. While in school, she served as the president of NELB’s Intellectual Property Law Association, and published an article focusing on the interplay of social media and trademark law selected by the New England Law Review. Erin previously interned with the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Co-Chair of the New Lawyers Advisory Forum, Networking & Social Events Committee, Boston Bar Association (2020-present)
Member, Young Practitioners Committee, International Trademark Association (2022-2023)
Rising Star, Super Lawyers, (2021)
Named, Pro Bono Honor Roll, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Recipient, Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Commencement Award, New England Law | Boston
Recipient, Dean’s Full Tuition Merit Scholarship, New England Law | Boston
Recipient, New England Scholar Award
Comment and Note Editor, New England Law Review (2016–2018)
Recipient, Current Issues in Intellectual Property, Torts, Contracts, Civil Procedure, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards