Brian M.Z. Reece

Brian M.Z. Reece, Associate atKnobbe Martens, provides strategic counseling on brand development and protection for clients in a variety of industries. Brian’s practice includes trademark selection and clearance; opposition and cancellation matters in front of the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; trademark and copyright licensing; copyright registration and enforcement; unfair competition; false advertising; domain name disputes; and data privacy.

Articles by Brian M.Z. Reece

Although copyright protection exists as soon as a work is created or "fixed," the US Supreme Court recently held that copyrights cannot be enforced until a registration is obtained from the US Copyright Office.
Editorial/Industry Insights - Posted Mar 29, 2019