Our Team

Erin M. Hickey

Erin has served as outside counsel for countless clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 corporations, but also as in-house counsel for one of the world’s largest and most iconic companies. Her practice focuses on all aspects of counseling, clearance, prosecution, and enforcement of trademarks, both in the United States and abroad. Named a San Diego “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine, Erin has cultivated significant experience building and managing domestic and international trademark portfolios as well as designing and overseeing domestic and international trademark-enforcement campaigns for clients spanning all types of industries. Erin also has considerable experience litigating trademark and trade-dress claims before the Federal and State Courts and the United States Trademark Trial & Appeal Board. Building strong, trusted relationships with her clients is the cornerstone of her practice and she always strives to provide insightful and business-minded advice, with the ultimate goal of maximizing the value of her clients’ brands.

Admissions

  • California State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Education

  • J.D. Northeastern University School of Law, 2006
  • B.A. in Psychology, with a Minor in Spanish, College of the Holy Cross, 2003


Awards

San Diego Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine
Honoree, Tribute to Women & Industry, YWCA of San Diego County
Award for Exceptional Pro Bono Service, American Bar Association, Death-Penalty Representation Project

Memberships

  • La Jolla Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, Philanthropy Committee, San Diego Humane Society