Brittany Elias Kandela focuses her practice on trademark portfolio and conflict management. Brittany advises on issues relating to complex international trademark clearance and prosecution, foreign and domestic disputes, brand protection and litigation matters. She also counsels clients on a wide range of domestic enforcement issues, including both offensive and defensive disputes, and proceedings before the TTAB.
Prior to joining the firm, Brittany was an intellectual property litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of a California-based law firm where she also acted as lead associate for trademark prosecution and portfolio management.
While attending law school, Brittany was an intellectual property law clerk at a law firm based in California where she gained experience in intellectual property matters working with entertainment clients in film and television. She was also selected to participate in the Microsoft/HNBA Intellectual Property Law Institute program in Washington, D.C.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Brittany was founder and president of Museum of the Souls (Museo de las Almas) in Los Angeles, California where she successfully cultivated relationships with sponsors, patrons, publicists, media representatives, and artists to provide a platform for the exhibition and auction of work by up-and-coming Hispanic and Latino artists. Brittany is conversational in Spanish.
Brittany was recognized as a 2017, 2018 and 2019 Southern California “Rising Star” for Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.
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Loyola Law School, J.D., Double Concentration in Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment Law (2015)
University of California, Irvine, B.A., Art History, Minor in Women’s Studies (2011)
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
International Trademark Association, Member
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