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Amanda Marston

is an Associate at Holland & Hart LLP in Boulder, Colorado. She specializes in providing a full spectrum of trademark and copyright services, including comprehensive counseling, strategic advice, enforcement, and litigation.

Ms. Marston has been immersed in trademark and copyright counsel since her 1L year of law school and is a rising star among junior Colorado trademark and copyright practitioners. She was one of the youngest presenters at the Colorado Bar Association’s 2018 IP Law Year in Review. She has also published numerous articles and was recently quoted alongside several prominent trademark partners in the Colorado Law Week coverage of the case.

Recent Articles by Amanda Marston

Lessons from GRUYERE: A Roadmap for Proving Genericness from the TTAB

Following the widely discussed BOOKING.COM Supreme Court genericness case, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Board) took up a genericness case of its own. Int’l. Dairy et al. v. Interprofessionnel du Gruy?re addresses whether a geographic certification mark for GRUYERE is generic for cheese or eligible for registration as a certification mark. In addition to providing an extensive roadmap for how to prove a genericness claim, the case may also be of interest to food and beverage industry applicants seeking to obtain and enforce certification marks.