Katharine Rowe is a Partner and part of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. She leads the Firm’s Entertainment, Arts & Sports Practice.
Ms. Rowe advises clients in matters involving intellectual property (copyright and trademark), software and Internet technology, marketing, publishing, visual arts and licensing issues. She represents clients in varied fields, including insurance, finance, retail sales, software development, real estate, product manufacturing and distribution, restaurants, outdoor recreation, publishing, entertainment (film and music), visual arts, sports and travel, among other areas. Ms. Rowe handles trademark portfolios for many clients, and assists her clients in developing and implementing an intellectual property global protection strategy. She reviews client advertising campaigns for legal compliance, provides guidance on sweepstakes and contest promotions, and handles complex intellectual property and technology related transactions.
Katharine Rowe is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, a University of Florida research institute.
Ms. Rowe received her B.A. degree in History and English Literature from the University of Michigan in 1980, where she was a James B. Angell Scholar. She received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1984, where she was an Edward Hennessey Scholar. Ms. Rowe is admitted to practice in New York and in Florida. She is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law in Florida.
Ms. Rowe’s Representative Clients Include:
Chair, Board of Trustees of the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, a research institute of the University of Florida