Karen M. Hawkes


Karen M. Hawkes

Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney

Karen M. Hawkes is an intellectual property and litigation attorney.  Ms. Hawkes received her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law and her bachelor of arts in politics from the University of Nevada.  She focuses on the protection and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights and has extensive experience both prosecuting copyright and trademark applications and litigating intellectual property cases through trial.  Ms. Hawkes is highly experienced in claims involving federal trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, and the Trademark Trial and Appeal board.

For a representative list of litigation matters‚ please see our Intellectual Property Litigation page.  To contact Ms. Hawkes, please complete a contact form.

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
State of California (all courts)


California Western School of Law‚ J.D. 2004
University of Nevada‚ B.A. Politics 1996

Professional Associations

Intellectual Property Trial Lawyers Association
California State Bar
San Diego County Bar Association
The Lawyers Club of San Diego
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Connected Women of Influence

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