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Marketing Associate

Location:
6443, United States
Posted:
May 24, 2010

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****** M. *****

*** ******** ***** . *******, ** 06443 . (203) ***-**** .

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PROFILE

Accomplished attorney experienced in trademark, copyright, advertising,

unfair competition, trade secret, and internet law. Track record of

success in protection and cultivation of clients' business positions; able

to analyze and advise upon issues relevant to businesses, including

intellectual property, marketing, business development, public relations,

and litigation, in order to develop and implement the most effective

strategy based on both short and long term business objectives. Highly

skilled in drafting, negotiating, and interpreting a variety of agreements

and contracts. Detail oriented, accustomed to working under tight

deadlines, accessible and responsive, and able to work on a variety of

tasks simultaneously.

EXPERIENCE

The Conference Board Inc., New York, NY

Trademark Counsel, June 2009 - Present

. Provide advice and counsel regarding all areas of trademark, copyright

and contract law.

. Executed clearance and registration of multiple trademarks.

. Directed trademark enforcement campaigns regarding numerous company

trademarks.

. Drafted manual of proper trademark and copyright use for company wide

distribution.

. Analyzed and drafted assorted contracts including licenses, leases,

vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and employment

contracts.

Day Pitney LLP, Hartford, CT Associate, Aug. 2007 - Jan. 2009

. Counseled clients in all areas related to domestic and international

trademark and copyright clearance and enforcement.

. Drafted and negotiated a diverse array of agreements, including

license agreements and related contracts.

. Reviewed advertising and promotional materials for multiple clients to

insure adequate claim substantiation.

. Counseled clients on proper use of client and third-party trademarks

in marketing materials.

. Drafted numerous successful domain name Complaints resulting in the

recovery of infringing domain names.

. Successfully litigated multiple trademark enforcement matters before

the federal courts and the USPTO.

. Conducted legal research as part of analysis and determination of

complex legal issues.

. Analyzed sweepstakes materials for purposes of compliance with

relevant laws and regulations.

Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, New York, NY Associate, Sept. 2005 - Aug. 2007

. Advised clients on all aspects of domestic and international trademark

and copyright clearance and enforcement.

. Administered licensing programs, including advice, drafting and

negotiations, for a wide variety of clients.

. Managed trademark enforcement programs for multiple clients. Drafted

cease and desist letters, administered follow up efforts as needed,

conducted settlement negotiations, and monitored compliance.

. Reviewed client marketing materials for purposes of infringement and

claim verification analysis.

. Prepared manual for client advising on proper trademark use in

advertising and promotional materials.

. Analyzed materials relied upon by client for substantiation of

advertising claims.

. Served as firm-wide point person for all domain name dispute matters

resulting in the recovery of dozens of infringing domain names.

. Regularly performed high level legal research in support of resolution

of complicated legal matters.

Darby & Darby P.C., New York, NY Associate, Sept. 2001 - Sept. 2005;

Summer 2000

. Administered domestic and international trademark clearance efforts,

including drafting opinion letters and responding to Office Actions.

. Drafted and negotiated multiple license agreements as well as assorted

contracts and agreements.

. Designed and executed numerous successful trademark enforcement

campaigns.

. Created primer on U.S. false advertising law for foreign client.

. Researched and drafted memorandum of findings on a wide variety of

trademark, copyright, and false advertising issues.

EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY Juris Doctor, May 2001

. Fordham Intellectual Property Media & Entertainment Journal, Staff

Member, 1999 - 2001

College of Wooster, Wooster, OH Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, American

History, May 1994

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

. State of New York

. State of Connecticut

. U.S. District Court of Connecticut

. U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New

York



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