Banner & Witcoff shareholder Linda A. Kuczma has accepted the position of Administrative Trademark Judge at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA. Before joining Banner & Witcoff as a shareholder in 2006, Ms. Kuczma was president of a Chicago IP law firm, serving in that position from 2000 to 2006. Ms. Kuczma has specialized in trademark prosecution, counseling, litigation, licensing and other intellectual property matters during her career, and also is registered to practice before the USPTO in patent matters. During her career in private practice, Ms. Kuczma has been named among the top 50 women attorneys in Illinois and has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer and Leading Lawyer in intellectual property. Ms. Kuczma will begin her new position of Administrative Trademark Judge in October, 2011.
Banner & Witcoff congratulates Ms. Kuczma on her selection as an Administrative Trademark Judge.
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