Matt Kellogg

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Covington & Burling LLP
One Front Street
San Francisco, CA 94111-5356
Tel: 415.591.7033





  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2011
    • Stanford Law Review, Symposium Editor
    • Gerald Gunther Prizes in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Copyright, and Employment Law
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Robert C. Watson Award
  • Yale University, B.A., 2004
    • cum laude
    • Paine Memorial Award for best senior essay in English Language & Literature

Bar Admissions

  • California

Matt Kellogg is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office.  His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on technology- and Internet-related copyright and trademark disputes.

Representative Matters

  • Advise several leading technology companies on the application of US and international copyright law to cloud computing services.
  • Advise internet service provider on potential claims and defenses under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
  • Represent clients in the technology, retail, and manufacturing industries, among others, in matters concerning copyright and trademark licensing, clearance, and enforcement as well as online privacy.
  • Represent apparel company in trademark infringement litigation.
  • Submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office on behalf of clients regarding resale royalties for visual art and mass digitization of orphan works.
  • Represent enterprise software company in patent litigation concerning e-procurement technology.
  • Represented personal care products company in consumer class actions concerning unfair competition and false advertising claims.
  • Represented recording company in contractual dispute regarding digital music distribution royalties.

Previous Experience

  • Google, Manager, Internal Communications (2006-2008)
  • Random House Publishing Group, Assistant Editor (2004-2006)

Pro Bono

  • Counseled nonprofit health-guide publisher on copyright and online distribution policies.
  • Advised art museum on copyright licensing issues.

Publications and Speeches

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