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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

444 WEST LAKE STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60606-0029, USA
Tel:
Work +1 312 372 2000
Fax:
Fax +1 312 984 7700
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com

Jennifer Mikulina

Tel:
Work +1 312 984 3620
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property/ Trademarks non-contentious/ Intellectual Property Prosecution

Position

Partner Jennifer Mikulina heads the Firm's global Trademark Prosecution Practice, she focuses her practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, licensing and enforcement. She counsels companies in a wide variety of industries, including consumer goods, food products, digital currency, health care services, insurance, hospitality/restaurant services and software/online services. Jennifer also advises clients on copyright matters related to various works of authorship, including print publications, data compilations, software, online content and online databases.

For full biography, please visit McDermott website:
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/m/mikulina-jennifer-m


United States: Intellectual property

Trademarks: litigation

Within: Trademarks: litigation

The team at McDermott Will & Emery LLP represents a number of clients active in the alcoholic beverages sector. It recently acted for Brooklyn Brewery in two TTAB matters which respectively sought to cancel registrations by Brooklyn Pour and Brooklyn Brew Shop. Richard Kim, John Dabney and Mary Hallerman led on both matters and all three are currently acting for Creative Technology, owner of the BLASTER brand, in opposition to applications filed by Monster. It is argued that the applied-for trademarks, 'Monster Blaster' and 'Monster Blaster Ravebox', are likely to cause confusion with the client’s own marks. Additional industries of expertise include technology, life sciences, IT and apparel. Dabney serves as co-head with Chicago-based Jennifer Mikulina. Jorge Arciniega is a name to note in Los Angeles while Robert Zelnick is also recommended. Named attorneys are based in Washington DC unless otherwise stated.

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Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Within: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

At McDermott Will & Emery LLP, the ‘very strong’ attorneys provide ‘solid support and deep knowledge’. The full spectrum of trademark-related matters is undertaken by the team, which includes Chicago-based co-head Jennifer Mikulina and the ‘strong business acumen’ of Joanne Ludovici. Richard Kim and Robert Zelnick handle filing, search, clearance, and enforcement matters for Amgen and the team also serves as counsel to Hitachi for US-related trademark matters. Jorge Arciniega is a name to note in the Los Angeles office, other attorneys are based in Washington DC unless otherwise stated. Mars, Hot Topic and 23andMe are also clients.

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