A presentation and discussion of trademarks and branding for emerging companies and new products will be given.
About Our Presenter:
Susan Okin Goldsmith is a partner at McCarter & English. Her practice focuses on intellectual property, including global registration and enforcement strategy, domestic and foreign trademark clearance and registration, infringement matters, and intellectual property licensing. Susan handles a wide variety of matters involving computer hardware and software vendors and purchasers, software and other technology licensing, e-commerce and internet use and abuse, and issues involving international trade. Susan also has an extensive track record with respect to corporate and commercial business transactions, joint ventures and start-ups, including complex mergers and acquisitions and venture capital financing, handling substantial licensing and other intellectual property and technology issues.
Susan is a long-time member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) of the US and Canada, where she has served as co-chair on the Software Licensing Committee and participates on the LES International High Tech Sector Industry Advisory Board, the US/Canada Aerospace and Transportation Committee, and Consumer Electronics Committee, as well as the local NJ Chapter. She is a Certified Licensing Professional of the LES. Susan is featured in the World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000 for 2012-2016 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, a “recommended individual” in the State of New Jersey. This follows her recognition in the CSC Trademark Insider 2007 Annual Report, issued April 2008, with a Top Trademark Attorney Award and a national ranking of #19 in the nation for the year 2007, by number of trademark applications filed. In 2009, Susan again earned national recognition as a Top Trademark Attorney, with an individual national ranking of #20, for the calendar year 2008. She was selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list in 2005, 2007, and 2012-2016. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. World Trademark Review is published by Globe Business Media Group. A description of their selection process can be found in the respective links above. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.