Banner & Witcoff welcomes Maurine L. Knutsson to the firm’s Chicago office as an associate.
Ms. Knutsson focuses her practice on protecting, enforcing and managing clients’ trademarks, copyrights, designs and cyber rights.
She works with clients to develop effective strategies for establishing and enforcing U.S. and global trademark rights, and represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also helps protect clients from Internet trolls through online brand enforcement, DMCA, anti-cybersquatting procedures and UDRP arbitration proceedings.
Additionally, Ms. Knutsson represents clients in federal courts in intellectual property claims involving trademark infringement, unfair competition, copyright infringement, design patent infringement, counterfeiting, rights of publicity and false advertising.
She earned her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School and her B.S. in engineering mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.