Conducted due diligence for Trademark, Patent, Copyright and Domain Name assets; cross-reference and prepare IP charts; check ownership and assignment status via USPTO, Library of Congress, WHOis databases and foreign IP databases.
- Assisted in all phases of domestic and international trademark prosecution and oppositions, managed portfolios for Unilever, Hugo Boss, Athlete's Foot and Walt Disney.
- Drafted correspondence to clients regarding status of applications, registrations, and to seek instructions for upcoming deadlines.
- Managed IP docket system, docketed all incoming deadlines and prepared all docket reports.
- Maintained litigation docket; Familiar with TTAB procedures and filing of UDRP's.
- Prepared trademark applications for electronic filing of new applications, Statements of Use, Sec. 8&15; Sec. 8&9; assignment programs, non-substantive Office Actions.
- Ordered all Thomson Compumark trademark searches, assisted in clearance process and processed vendor and foreign associate invoices.
- Assisted with legalization and global assignments for various portfolios; reviewing, evaluating and consulting with attorneys regarding correspondence from foreign counsel and drafting responses to same; gathering and providing foreign counsel with information/documentation necessary to prosecute/maintain trademark applications and registrations and respond to Office Actions.