U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Ms. Beccia concentrates her practice on domestic and international trademark, copyright, unfair competition, false advertising and internet-related matters as well as general civil and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson in 2011, Ms. Beccia was an Associate at the law firm K&L Gates.
- While attending Boston University School of Law, Ms. Beccia was a member of the Boston University Law Review.
- J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of law, 2006
- B.A., summa cum laude, Lafayette College, 2003
- Ms. Beccia was selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Rising Stars ® (2013). Super Lawyers and Rising Stars employ an annual jurisdictional selection process. Only five percent of lawyers in the state were selected to the Super Lawyers list and 2.5 percent to the Rising Stars list. The listing appears annually in the November issue of Boston magazine and in New England Super Lawyers.
Recent Articles and Publications:
Children’s Privacy and the Internet - Changes in COPPA Take Effect July 1st: Do You Comply?
Privacy and Data Security Update, June 2013
Anti-counterfeiting 2013 – A Global Guide (Chapter on United States Law)
World Trademark Review, 2013
Mark Schonfeld, Sara Beccia and Alexandra Capachietti authored the chapter on United States law in the 2013 Global AntiCounterfeiting Guide published by World Trademark Review.
This article first appeared in Anti-counterfeiting 2013 – A Global Guide, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by The IP Media Group. To view the issue in full, please go to www.worldtrademarkreview.com.
United States of America (Chapter in Protecting Brands Online)
The European Lawyer Reference Series, 2012
Introduction to Trademark Law
Intellectual Property Practice, MCLE, October 2011
Editor: Jerry Cohen. Burns & Levinson contributing authors: Sara Beccia, Renee Inomata, Deborah Peckham and Mark Schonfeld.
.XXX Is Here. Have You Prepared Yourself?
Intellectual Property Update, October 2011