Katharyn Zagorin


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2017

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2013

  • Judicial Extern, to the Honorable Judge Stickney, U.S, District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2015




Katharyn Zagorin is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Her practice focuses on trademark law, including brand management, domain name enforcement, and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board disputes. Katharyn counsels her clients in trademark selection and clearance, prosecution of trademark applications in the United States and abroad, and global enforcement of trademark rights. Katharyn also addresses copyright and trademark violations online, domain name cybersquatting, and manages Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings.

Before joining the firm Katharyn attended the SMU Dedman School of Law and served on the editorial board of the SMU Law Review. Katharyn also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Honors from the University of Texas.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • David McCombs et al., Intellectual Property Law, 5 SMU ANN. TEX. SURV. 209 (2019)
  • "United States: Court Adopts Post-Sale Confusion, Avoids Ruling on 'Commercial Use'," co-author, INTA Bulletin, March 1, 2019.
  • “Squarely Decided: The Fifth Circuit Sides with SpongeBob,” author, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, September 2018.

Professional and Community Activities

  • International Trademark Association
  • ChIPs
  • Dallas Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Intellectual Property Section
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas Exes Life Member

Selected Client Representations

  • Copart, Inc. v. geraldo magela de assis / mg, FA FA1911001871126 (Nat. Arb. Forum Dec. 19, 2019) – Successfully represented Copart in recovering disputed domain name copartleiloes.com.
  • Copart, Inc. v. Mariane Kaori / Vendas, FA1906001849837 (Nat. Arb. Forum July 28, 2019) – Successfully represented Copart in recovering disputed domain name copartdobrasil.com.
  • Gaumard Scientific Company, Inc. v. Super Privacy Service LTD c/o Dynadot, FA1905001844074 (Nat. Arb. Forum June 23, 2019) – Successfully represented Gaumard Scientific in recovering disputed domain name gaumard-usa.com.
  • DIRECTV, LLC v. The Pearline Group, FA1811001818749 (Nat. Arb. Forum Dec. 30, 2018) - Successfully represented DIRECTV in recovering disputed domain name directtvdealsnow.com.


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