Kenneth B. Germain | Of Counsel
Practice Areas: Categories: Litigation/Dispute Resolution, Trademarks
Kenneth Germain has more than 35 years of varied experience in the trademark/unfair competition field and is a former full-time law professor. He focuses his practice on trademark counseling, consulting and litigation. Ken is often retained as an expert witness on issues relating to trademarks and unfair competition, working on cases involving some of the nation’s largest companies in high-stakes, cutting-edge cases. For many years, Ken has been an active speaker on trademarks and unfair competition, lecturing at national, regional and local conferences well over 200 times.
In addition, in 1990 Ken founded, and is chairman of, the All Ohio Annual Institute On Intellectual Property seminar. The All Ohio seminar is in its 23rd year, provides two-city programming (Cincinnati, Cleveland) covering all aspects of IP, and is the largest (300 per city), oldest, full-day IP CLE program in and around Ohio.
Ken served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law for a number of years, teaching trademark/unfair competition courses. Later, Ken served as a Distinguished Professorial Practitioner in the University of Dayton Law School’s Program in Law and Technology. Ken was also a Visiting Professor, 2013 Senior Lawyers Program, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria. Starting soon, Ken will be a Distinguished Senior Fellow in connection with the Law + Information program of the NKU Chase School of Law.
California (inactive), 1970
New York University School of Law: J.D. (Associate Editor of the N.Y.U. Law Review)
Rutgers College: A.B. magna cum laude (Elected to Membership in Phi Beta Kappa)