Elizabeth tailors her practice to the needs of her clients. She is always mindful of legal budgets and the business implications of legal advice when consulting with clients about their intellectual property rights.
She manages large domestic and international trademark portfolios for major companies, advises on the selection and clearance of trademarks as well as clearance of product designs and packaging, and handles the filing and prosecution of domestic and international trademark applications. She routinely assists clients regarding trademark enforcement programs, licensing, Internet and domain name issues, and provides general advice and strategy regarding the protection of intellectual property. Elizabeth has advised companies on all aspects of marketing and advertising issues including claim evaluation. The matters she has handled also include copyright, utility and design patent issues, as well as federal and state unfair competition.
Many disputes can be settled, but when that is not possible, Elizabeth has been involved with all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including jury trials, on trademark, copyright, and patent infringement law, false advertising, domain name, and Internet issues and has extensive experience litigating before the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), as well as Federal courts across the country.
Elizabeth also handles pro bono matters, and for many years has represented the Center for Women and Public Policy as well as other nonprofit organizations.