Makalika Destarte Naholowaa is a Trademark Attorney for Microsoft Corporation. She also teaches IP in the winter quarter as an adjunct professor at Seattle University; serves on the Boards for the National Native American Bar Association and Washington Lawyers for the Arts; is a council member of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association; and is a member of the International Trademark Association's Amicus Committee. Before joining Microsoft, Makalika worked on trademark and copyright matters in private practice at Perkins Coie LLP in Seattle. Makalika holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Stone Scholar and an editor for the Science and Technology Law Review. She also holds a B.S. in Mathematics with a Concentration in Computer Science from Arizona State University.
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Information Technology (IT)
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