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Kathryn A. Gromlovits

101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280


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Kathryn A. Gromlovits is Board Certified by the North Carolina Bar as a trademark specialist.  Her principal areas of practice are trademark, copyright, unfair competition and trade secret law.  She also handles all types of intellectual property disputes and litigation in both the United States Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and federal courts.

Katie counsels clients in trademark selection, availability, registration and protection.  She has extensive experience in prosecuting both state and federal trademark applications, conducting trademark availability searches, and analyzing infringement issues.  Katie is also a federally registered patent attorney.

Katie is certified as a Trademark Specialist by the North Carolina Bar Board of Legal Specialization.  Certification is the highest level of recognition by the North Carolina Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the area of trademark law.  She is one of only 25 lawyers state-wide to receive this distinction and one of only four Trademark Specialists in the Charlotte area.


Professional and Community Affiliations

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Carolina Patent Trademark and Copyright Lawyers Association (CPTCLA)
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Charlotte

Alternate biographies



  • J.D., University of South Carolina, 2004
  • B.S., Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2004
  • United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 2006
  • United States District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2005
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2002