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Admitted to Practice

  • Washington, 2012
  • New York, 2006
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Matthew E. Moersfelder


Matthew Moersfelder focuses his practice in the areas of trademark, unfair competition, and copyright law, with an emphasis on protecting and promoting clients’ overall brand. His experience includes helping clients obtain domestic and international trademarks, maintain and protect current trademarks, and assert trademark rights against infringers. Matthew also counsels on a variety of brand-related IP issues, including advertising, maintaining quality control, licensing, and IP acquisition. His practice also includes extensive counseling and management of e-commerce matters, including terms of use and privacy policies for clients’ Web presence, domain name registration and application strategies, cybersquatting, effective online branding, and preventing unauthorized online use.

Complementing Matthew’s counseling work, his practice also includes representing clients in federal and state court, before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), and in domain name arbitrations.

Matthew’s clients span a broad range of industries, including consumer goods and services, media and entertainment, games and gaming, chemical distribution, fashion and apparel, and travel. His clients have included Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), Univar, Alaska Airlines Inc., JetBlue Airways, Kymeta Corporation, Trident Seafoods Corporation, Harebrained Holdings Inc., Frank Russell Company, Car-Freshner Corporation, Suncrest USA Inc., and Strategic News Service.

Representative Experience

Car-Freshner Corporation, et. al. v. Victory-2000 Eood

Initiation of trademark infringement action against multiple parties for infringement of Car-Freshner’s distinctive tree design trademarks. (D.N., Ongoing)

Energy Heating, LLC, et al. v. Heat On-The-Fly, LLC et al.

Initiation of Declaratory Judgment and defense of Energy Heating, LLC and Rocky Mtn. Oil Field Services, LLC in patent infringement suit involving heating water for hydraulic fracturing operations. (D.N.D. Ongoing)

Fresh Tex Product, LLC v. Suncrest USA, Inc.

Initiation of trademark cancellation action against registration for mark SUN CREST based on Suncrest USA, Inc. priority. (T.T.A.B., Ongoing)

Trademark services for K-2 Corporation

Representing K-2 Corporation in multiple actions including the enforcement in exclusive rights in the trademark RIDE (Ongoing)

Marine Fish & Seafood Company, Inc. v. Trident Seafoods Corporation

Initiation of trademark cancellation action against registration for mark OCEAN TREASURE based on Trident priority use of TRIDENT SEAFOODS. (T.T.A.B., 2014)

Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV et al. v. Snak King Corp. et al.

Defense of Snak King against allegations of trademark, trade dress, and patent infringement asserted by Bimbo for trademark, packaging design, product configuration, and manufacturing process. (C.D. Cal. 2013)

Additional Qualifications

  • Associate, Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, New York, N.Y., 2006-2012
  • Summer Associate, Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, New York, N.Y., 2005
  • Judicial Clerk, Hon. Richard Linn, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C., 2004

Professional & Community Activities

  • INTA Nonprofit Committee, 2012