Elizabeth is an experienced intellectual property attorney with a primary focus in trademarks. Her practice includes trademark prosecution, strategic trademark portfolio management, intellectual property audits, domain name issues, dispute resolution and licensing negotiation. Elizabeth served as a Trademark Examining Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. While there, she examined well over 3,000 U.S. trademark applications, including applications for product and packaging configurations and sound marks. During her tenure, she consistently earned an outstanding rating. Elizabeth also served as a legal intern at the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Elizabeth left the government for private practice in a large law firm and later became the first trademark partner in a national intellectual property boutique established by her former firm colleagues. In private practice, she planned and executed hundreds of domestic and global trademark availability strategies and audits, working with clients in a number of industries to develop and manage their intellectual property assets. She has also prosecuted and maintained global dockets for thousands of trademarks in a variety of industries, including foods and beverages, chemicals, raw plastics, computer and smartphone software and hardware, furniture, clothing and accessories, health and beauty products, medical products and devices, pharmaceuticals, printed publications, recreational storage equipment for vehicles, novelty items, entertainment services and more. She has served on INTA and ABA subcommittees on trademark and domain name matters and published a number of legal articles on trademark and other legal issues.Elizabeth holds a Juris Doctor degree from Washington College of Law at the American University, and during law school, studied at the University of Paris in Paris, France and through Tulane University in Siena, Italy, focusing on European Community Law and civil code and common law systems comparative law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Rutgers University. She has been a member of the New York bar since 1996.
Senior Trademark Attorney
1580 W El Camino Real Suite 6Mountain View, CA US