Paul L. Sousa

Katy M. Basile

Paul L. Sousa is an associate in Reed Smith’s San Francisco office, focusing on trademark counseling, IP diligence and complex IP litigation. Paul has significant experience in trademark prosecution, clearance and enforcement, including for some of the world’s most valuable brands; IP diligence analysis and drafting IP licenses; and all phases of the litigation process.


Posts by Paul L. Sousa


Amid Cultural Debate on Political Correctness, Trademarks with Racial Overtones Look Set for Supreme Court

Two cases making their way through the Federal courts may force the Supreme Court to consider the issue of what sorts of trademarks should be considered “disparaging,” …