Ms. Cotton is an attorney in the law firm's Intellectual Property practice and is located in the Silicon Valley office. She focuses on global trademark and copyright protection and licensing.
Ms. Cotton's experience includes trademark clearance, prosecution and protection worldwide, trademark policing and disputes, including opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, conducting intellectual property due diligence for corporate transactions, and negotiating and drafting domestic and global trademark and copyright licenses and assignments.
Ms. Cotton's clients include a global provider of financial services with an extensive trademark portfolio in over 60 countries, two California wineries with domestic and international inter-company trademark assignments and licenses, multiple high-technology companies with U.S. and foreign trademark portfolios, and a provider of hotel services with properties in Fiji, Australia and the Islands of Hawaii and Micronesia.
Santa Clara County Bar Association, American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Sections), International Trademark Association