Elizabeth M. Sbardellati

Fax 310-553-0687

Representative Experience

  • Represented the licensor of trademark rights in the popular YOGI TEA brand in a TTAB opposition proceeding. The TTAB ruled our client’s co-owner improperly attempted to register the trademark YOGI for certain beauty and wellness products because she didn’t get the consent of our client or submit the application jointly with our client.  The decision helps cement the trademark rights of our client in the face of attempted encroachment by the other co-owner. Decision affirmed in full by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Performed intellectual property enforcement and protection for major cosmetics company including management of international trademark portfolio and copyright protection resulting in a reduction of unauthorized and counterfeit sales.
  • Performed clearance and prosecuted numerous trademarks for various clients in industries ranging from beauty, fashion and apparel to software, entertainment, food and beverage.
  • Represented fashion, apparel, beauty and haircare companies in connection with collaboration agreements and licensing deals.