Kyle Gooch is an Associate in the Litigation Department of Kaye Scholer’s New York office. His practice focuses on trademark, copyright, false advertising, and consumer fraud litigation. Kyle also has experience in products liability, white collar investigations, and other types of complex commercial litigation. He has participated in bench trials involving trademark infringement and copyright licensing issues.
Kyle received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
- Representation of Hershey in numerous trademark litigations and disputes involving infringement of the KISSES, HERSHEY’S, and REESE’S trademarks and related trade dresses. Recently served on Hershey’s trial team in a case alleging dilution and infringement of the KISSES mark in federal court in the District of New Jersey; previously, assisted in obtaining summary judgment dismissing counterclaim that KISSES was generic.
- Represented 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. in a case alleging breach of a licensing agreement for the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! children’s entertainment property. Participated in expedited discovery and served on trial team in bankruptcy court in the Southern District of New York, resulting in a favorable decision that 4Kids’s license was wrongfully terminated by its licensors.
- Assisted in successful representation of Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. in a putative consumer fraud class action involving the labeling of an over-the-counter drug product.
- Assisted in representation of Novartis in false patent marking litigation.