Patricia Werner is a member of the firm’s Trademark and Copyright and Litigation practice groups. Patricia manages worldwide intellectual property portfolios and related protection and enforcement matters for numerous brands in industries spanning consumer products, entertainment and fashion. She handles all aspects of trademark and copyright protection, including domestic and international trademark portfolio management, clearing and prosecuting trademarks, licensing, IP due diligence investigations and U.S. and foreign enforcement proceedings.
Notably, World Trademark Review included Patricia among “The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals” for 2017. Patricia was described by her client as being “terrific and responsive” with “... good judgement and is constantly adding value through her sound, business-minded advice, which is always delivered with assurance.”
Patricia practices in all areas of domestic and foreign trademark, copyright and domain-name enforcement. Her experience includes representing clients in court actions, oppositions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings and preparing cease and desist letters.
Moreover, Patricia negotiates and prepares license agreements, performance agreements, coexistence agreements, settlement agreements and related intellectual property agreements. In addition, she is involved in corporate transactions including negotiating asset purchase and related agreements for various transactional matters.
Valued for being levelheaded, reasonable and acutely focused on getting the right result, Patricia is appreciated for minimizing the obstacles and disruptions her clients face. Organized and meticulous, Patricia’s nearly two decades of experience allow her to see the bigger picture or endgame of a matter at the onset of the initiative. This allows her to anticipate problems and issues early on, preparing her clients ahead of time should a challenge arise.
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World Trademark Review, “The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals,” 2017.
International Trademark Association