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Kenneth E. Liu

Practice Areas:

  • Trademark, Copyright and other Intellectual Property
  • Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations
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Biography

As one of our intellectual property attorneys, Kenneth E. Liu helps businesses and nonprofits protect their intellectual property, including advising them on: trademark selection, registration, and enforcement, comprehensive branding strategies, negotiation of license agreements, litigation/dispute resolution, and management of international trademark portfolios. Mr. Liu also counsels clients on Internet, domain name, and copyright issues. As a practicing nonprofit lawyer, he helps to establish nonprofit corporations, apply for IRS 501(c)(3) tax exemption, and advises on compliance with federal and state nonprofit regulations.

Mr. Liu joined Gammon & Grange, P.C. in 2001. He counsels clients from a broad range of sectors including small businesses, small and large nonprofits, churches and other religious organizations. 

Personal Note:

My wife and I live in northern Virginia with our two teenage boys. I’m an active member of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church and serve on the board of Good Samaritan Advocates, a faith-based program providing free legal help to low-income clients.

Education

  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of Virginia
    • Honors: Dean’s List

Bar Admission

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia

Publications and Presentations

  • Parodies Of Rap Artist Psy’s Gangnam Style Are Fun. But Are They Legal?, Forbes.com, 2012
  • It’s A Jump Ball For ‘Linsanity’ Trademark, Forbes.com, 2012
  • Meet Dabo Swinney®, The Clemson Coach Who Trademarked More Than His Name (quoted), TIME Magazine, January 8, 2016
  • The Importance of Trademarks for Churches, Church Law & Tax Report, July 2014
  • Be Sure Your Church’s Super Bowl® Party Is Legal, Church Executive Magazine, January 2013
  • It’s A Jump Ball For ‘Linsanity’ Trademark Forbes.com, February 2012
  • Legal Risks in Social Media Use by Nonprofits, Law For Change, January 2012
  • Domain Game Replayed, (quoted) Washington Business Journal, July 30, 2010
  • Why Should Nonprofits Care About Trademarks? Thomson Reuters, June 23, 2010

Current Position

  • Director, 2008
  • Attorney, 2001
  • Of Counsel, 2023

Past Positions

  • Williams Mullen, Associate, 1998 to 2001
  • Galland, Kharasch & Garfinkle, Associate, 1997 to 1998
  • Public Defender’s Office, Law Clerk, 1995

Community Involvement

  • Orthodox Youth & Young Adults Ministries
  • Good Samaritan Advocates

Professional Associations

  • Christian Legal Society
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association – VA
  • Orthodox Christian Attorney Network