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Boris U. | Elance
 
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Boris U.

Trademarks, Copyrights, Domain Names, Internet Law
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  7:51 am Local Time

Overview

I am a former Trademark Examining Attorney with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), where I obtained valuable experience relating to the trademark prosecution and examination process, including successfully defending my decisions through appeal briefs and oral arguments before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Since then, I have worked for over eight years in the private sector, almost exclusively in the intellectual property (I.P.) field, counseling and representing clients in diverse industries, both large and small, as to...

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Tested
Copyrights
Internet Law
Terms of Service / Privacy Policy
Trademark

Service Description

I have represented and assisted clients from one person start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in a wide range of industries, such as insurance and financial services, industrial technology products, game software, and consumer goods. My representation and client counseling services have included (1) the clearance, registration, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks worldwide; (2) domain name disputes (UDRP & ACPA proceedings) and DMCA as well as other Internet-related matters; (3) intellectual property due diligence matters in connection with the purchase or divestiture of businesses, and conducting I.P. audits; (4) trademark oppositions, cancellations, and ex parte appeals at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board level, as well as trademark, copyright, unfair competition, counterfeiting and related dispute matters before various United States courts; (5) preparation and filing of copyright applications and providing related counseling; and (6) the preparation of Terms of Use and Privacy Policy agreements for web-based businesses, as well as Non-Disclosure Agreements and other documents to protect intellectual property assets.

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Employment

Ladas & Parry, LLP
Intellectual Property Attorney
2013 - Present
Dennemeyer & Associates
Of-Counsel / Attorney at Law
2012 - 2013
Client counseling and representation in connection with intellectual property (trademark, copyright, domain name, Internet law) matters.
Leydig, Voit & Mayer
Associate Attorney
2007 - 2012
Clearance (search and legal opinion), registration, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks; client counseling with respect to domain name and copyright disputes, including DMCA matters, and...
Davis McGrath
Associate Attorney
2005 - 2007
Litigation and prosecution in the areas of trademarks and copyrights; trademark searching and clearance opinions; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal...
Blatt, Hasenmiller, Leibsker & Moore
Associate Attorney
2003 - 2004
Litigated in state and bankruptcy courts in Illinois and Indiana; Responsible for high volume of cases and all facets of pleading, discovery, and settlement.
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Attorney-Advisor (Trademark Examiner)
2001 - 2002
Quasi-judicial position: Examined hundreds of federal trademark applications from U.S. and foreign applicants for compliance with statutory and other requirements, and successfully defended my...

Education

Indiana University Bloomington
Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and French)
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Indiana University Robert H McKinney School of Law
Juris Doctor
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Trademark
Copyright
Domain Name
Internet Law
Computer Law
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