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Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Adds Leading Trademark and Brand Protection Attorney Heather Antoine to Lead Trademark Practice

By March 17, 2019 No Comments

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, Southern California’s leading business law firm, has announced that nationally recognized attorney Heather Antoine has joined the firm as a partner in its Sherman Oaks office. Ms. Antoine will lead the firm’s trademark practice group.

“We are thrilled to have Heather joining us to lead our trademark practice. Intellectual property in general, and trademark protection and enforcement specifically, have always been vitally important to our firm’s practice. While we have many talented and experienced attorneys engaged in many aspects of our intellectual property practice, having Heather leading our trademark efforts will substantially improve our firm’s position as a leader in intellectual property,” said Managing Partner Scott Alderton.

Heather’s practice focuses on protecting intellectual property rights. Heather’s practice includes trademark clearance and selection, domestic and foreign trademark prosecution and enforcement, and proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Heather also is a privacy law expert – including on issues relating to the European Union General Data Protection Regulations and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 – as well as issues relating to intellectual property licensing, trade secret protection, copyright, rights of publicity, domain names disputes and general client counseling. Heather’s practice is focused on supporting companies at every stage of development, from due diligence when choosing a name to ongoing brand management, to ensuring portfolios are safeguarded and ready for sale.

Heather has been recognized as a leading trademark lawyer by her peers and featured in nationally syndicated press for her expertise. She is vice chair of the California Lawyers Association Intellectual Property Section. Heather is a frequent speaker and writer on IP, Internet, tech and privacy issues, and has consistently been named one of Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

“Stubbs Alderton & Markiles has a phenomenal reputation in the legal community. Over the years, I have come to know the attorneys there and, more importantly, their impeccable work product. I’m very excited to join the team and look forward to supporting clients in all of their trademark and privacy needs.”

About the Stubbs Alderton & Markiles Trademark Practice

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP’s trademark attorneys enable business owners to develop, protect, commercialize and defend valuable trademarks and brands. From rights clearance and U.S. and foreign trademark registration to portfolio management, licensing and brand development strategy, clients depend upon Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP to protect and defend their trademark rights. The trademark practice, together with the firm’s intellectual property and technology transactions and intellectual property litigation practices, provide innovators, creators and entrepreneurs a key legal advantage to help them succeed.

About Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Since its inception in 2002, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP has worked alongside innovators and leaders of businesses large and small whose ideas are world-changing. Our firm takes the long-term approach to our relationship with clients, partnering with them all along their evolutionary path, from idea to growth to exit, or whatever their future may hold. Our mission is, and has always been, to provide technically excellent legal services in a consistent, highly responsive and service-oriented manner with an entrepreneurial and practical business advisory perspective.

With robust corporate, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and emerging growth, public securities, entertainment, business litigation and intellectual property practices, SA&M’s attorneys assist clients with virtually every legal issue a business or an individual may face.

We approach our practice from a team perspective and every engagement receives our attorneys’ full focus and the benefit of decades of collective wisdom and experience. Using that experience, our attorneys craft sophisticated innovative solutions to our clients’ legal and business problems that keep the future strategy and roadmap of a company in mind.

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles is frequently recognized for excellence in the practice of law and outstanding commitment to the Southern California tech community. The firm, our practices and our attorneys are honored by clients, other lawyers from around the country, national legal publications and ranking organizations such as Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms,” inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and many attorneys listed in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers.

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Heidi Hubbeling
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
(310) 746-9803