Trademark Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Cliff Kuehn - Of Counsel

Email - ckuehn@dergnoah.com

Direct Line - (415) 705-6379

Cliff Kuehn is a trademark attorney in San Francisco, California and counsels clients on all aspects of domestic and international brand protection and enforcement. While he has worked with clients in dozens of industries, he is especially versed in the software, food and beverage, and fashion industries.

Actively involved in business communities and an entrepreneur himself, advising clients on legal matters with an eye towards business needs comes naturally to Mr. Kuehn. He works closely with the business community in Silicon Valley as both a mentor for SFMade (non-profit developing the manufacturing sector in San Francisco) and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law in the Internet and Intellectual Property Justice Clinic. While living in Berlin, Germany he was an intellectual property mentor to the EU-funded “European Pioneers” accelerator and a regular speaker in Berlin’s startup ecosystem.

Access Real International Experience

Mr. Kuehn has been an Irish Registered Trademark Attorney since 2015 and also one of the few if any, American attorneys with significant working experience in the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”, or previously known as “OHIM”). There he worked in the litigation department representing the EUIPO in appeals before the EU Court of Justice, as well as consulted and drafted major sections of the trademark examination guidelines.

A Career Dedicated to Trademarks

Mr. Kuehn earned his Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco and graduated with a certificate in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. He later earned a Master of Laws in European intellectual property law from Stockholm University, where his thesis explored the implications of 3D printing technology on European design laws.

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