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Kimberly A. Berger





Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1999

University of Detroit-Mercy, B.A. 1996

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan

Kimberly A. Berger specializes in domestic and international trademark prosecution and intellectual property litigation, including domain name disputes, trade secrets, unfair competition, false advertising, and trademark and copyright infringement. 

She assists a variety of clients, from large, international companies to small businesses and individuals with protection of their intellectual property rights, including selection, clearance and prosecution of trademarks, e-commerce issues, domain name registration and disputes and brand name protection. 

Kim is experienced in developing and managing domestic and international trademark portfolios; trademark selection, clearance and prosecution; negotiating use agreements; brand protection; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, including opposition and cancellation actions; and intellectual property litigation in both state and federal courts.

Representative Matters

Kim is experienced in managing large domestic and foreign trademark portfolios.  For example, she currently assists an international company prosecute, protect and maintain over 260 trademarks in 74 countries.  She also regularly assists small businesses, start-ups, non-profits and individuals with the protection of their intellectual property rights.  For example, she recently assisted a Michigan-based telecommunications company with the clearance and registration of its new brand name.  


DBusiness Top Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013, 2018

Michigan Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2016, 2017

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Intellectual Property, 2010, 2013-2014

Corporate Insider Legal Awards, Excellence in International Trademark Prosecution, 2017

Corporate Live Wire Awards, Excellence in International Trademark Prosecution, 2015, 2016

Corporate America Legal Elite, Best for Trademark Prosecution, 2015

Wayne State University Law School, cum laude; Moot Court

University of Detroit-Mercy, magna cum laude; Insignis Scholar

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan, Member of the Intellectual Property Law Council

International Trademark Association, Enforcement Committee 2016-2017, Internet Committee 2018-2019

Michigan IP Inn of Court

American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section; Litigation Section

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Federal Bar Association

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Inns of Court, 2013-2014

Detroit Regional Chamber's Leadership Detroit, Class XXXVIII