Charlene is a Partner in Dorsey’s top-ranked Trademark, Copyright and Brand Management Group. Charlene graduated from the Uniersity of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2004, Order of the Coif, and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1999.
Charlene serves as intellectual property counsel for small and large businesses in a large variety of industries, including consumer products, cosmetics, financial services, telecommunications, software, and medical devices. Charlene has extensive experience in all stages of the brand management process, including trademark and copyright selection, clearance, prosecution, maintenance, enforcement, and exploitation. This work includes representation of clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and assistance with take down requests related to online infringement, as well as prosecution of UDRP proceedings. Charlene regularly works with clients in the development and execution of marketing promotions and counsels clients on substantiation related to advertising. Charlene also has significant experience in transactions involving intellectual property, including due diligence, negotiation of agreements, and assistance with the transfer of intellectual property rights and recordation of security interests related to corporate transactions and asset purchase and sale agreements.
Charlene is also the Pro Bono Coordinator for the Denver office of Dorsey & Whitney and authors Chapter 29 of The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Business Organizations. In her free time, Charlene enjoys skiing, biking, hiking and spending time with her husband and daughter.
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