Knowledgeable and professional Legal Assistant/Paralegal with over 12 years of Intellectual Property experience and 9 years of Civil Litigation experience.
Heavy workload of trademark and copyright portfolios for high profile clients. Searches for new marks, filings such as Applications (Sections 1(a), 1(b), 44(d) and 44(e)), Responses to Office Actions, Statements of Use/Amendments to Allege Use, Requests for Extensions of Time, Notices of Appeal, Voluntary Amendments, Declarations of Use, Renewals, Petitions to Revive, Petitions to Amend Basis, Requests to Divide, Letters of Protest, Assignments, Notices of Opposition, Petitions for Cancellation, Consent Agreements, various motions, etc. Draft Discovery Requests/Responses, Initial Disclosures, Expert Disclosures, Settlement Agreements and many other Opposition/Cancellation documents. Patent filings, UDRP proceedings and correspondence with clients via email, regular mail and by phone regarding upcoming deadlines, dates of first use, confirmation of goods/services currently in use, appropriate specimens, documents received from the USPTO, issues related to responding to Office Actions, Discovery, etc. Proofread documents and correspondence for attorneys. Trademark Mentor to other IP Assistants.
Review documentation sent to our office by clients, draft and file Summons and Complaints, Proofs of Service, Notices of Entry of Default, Default Judgments, Judgments, Motions for Summary Judgment, Writs of Execution, Notices of Levy, Wage Garnishments, Till Taps, Discovery Requests and Responses, record Liens, etc. Correspond with clients and the Courts regarding hearings, and the status of the cases.
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