Kristin Lockhart

Kristin Lockhart focuses on trademark and related intellectual property matters. She handles U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement for clients from different industries.

Prior to joining Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, Kristin worked as a Distinguished Fellow at the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where she prosecuted the Department’s trademarks and worked to resolve a number of trademark infringement disputes. Kristin also practiced different aspects of intellectual property law, as well as antitrust law, in a leading commercial litigation firm in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

While at American University’s Washington College of Law, Kristin served as a Trademark Law Research Assistant, conducting extensive research on U.S. and international trademark law, copyright law and the doctrine of fair use, and the relevance of trademark law to generic top-level domain names (gTLDs). As a Research Assistant, Kristin prepared a number of presentations on trademark and copyright law that were used in conferences hosted by the American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA) and the International Trademark Association (INTA). She served as a Note & Comment Editor for the American University Business Law Review (AUBLR) and published a number of intellectual property-related blogs for the law review and American University’s Intellectual Property Brief.

In addition to being a talented legal writer, Kristin is also fluent in Spanish. Kristin is admitted to practice in the state of New Jersey.

Practice Areas:

  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • Baldwin School of Puerto Rico, 2008
  • BS in English from Boston College, 2012
  • American University, Washington College of Law, 2015

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