Nicole Kinsley

Associate - Boston

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Nicole Kinsley is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, a member of the Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition Practice Group, and a member of the Advertising and Marketing Practice Group. She has broad experience with intellectual property, false advertisement, government investigations and commercial litigation.

Nicole provides a full range of trademark services to clients from a variety of industries. She regularly represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and in federal trademark infringement actions. She also advises clients with respect to trademark clearance, prosecution and portfolio management. Nicole also has experience representing clients in copyright infringement actions and in false advertising disputes before the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau.

Nicole has represented clients in highly-regulated industries during government investigations, and has experience with disputes relating to insurance, corporate governance, contracts, personal injury and employment.

In addition, Nicole has an active pro bono practice, assisting charitable and arts organizations with their trademark and copyright needs, and representing victims of domestic abuse and discrimination.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2011
  • Amherst College, B.A., cum laude, 2008

Representative Experience

  • Represented defendant in trademark infringement action in federal court
  • Represented clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Counseled clients in connection with trademark prosecution, enforcement, licensing, and portfolio management
  • Represented defendants in copyright infringement action in federal court
  • Represented plaintiffs and defendants in false advertising proceedings before the National Advertising Division
  • Represented clients in investigations by state Attorney General
  • Represented defendant insurance company in Massachusetts state court action arising out of a denied claim
  • Represented plaintiff in a federal housing discrimination case
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts