We are pleased to announce that Janet F. Satterthwaite has joined the firm as a Partner.
Janet Satterthwaite is an internationally-recognized and versatile trademark attorney, uniquely capable in all aspects of global trademark prosecution and strategic counseling, as well as litigation at the first-chair level. For over twenty years, Ms. Satterthwaite has provided seamless, practical, one-stop guidance on global trademark counseling, prosecution and portfolio management, licensing, enforcement/litigation, and cyberspace problems. She takes clients from domestic and global selection, clearance and adoption of brands, to brand protection/registration strategy and execution, brand enforcement and licensing strategy, domain name and Internet strategy, and litigation as necessary.
Ms. Satterthwaite has been practicing and influencing domain name and Internet law since 1995. As one of the leading international professionals on "best practices" in brand protection on the Internet, Ms. Satterthwaite guides clients through challenges to brands in cyberspace, including Internet domain name disputes and worldwide domain name registration and policing strategies, keyword advertising disputes, online misuse of trademarks, online counterfeiting, false blogs, phishing and data security, and social media.
Ms. Satterthwaite is also a seasoned trademark litigator and has been lead litigation counsel on many trademark, domain name, copyright and false advertising lawsuits in federal courts, often in New York, Virginia and Maryland, as well as numerous other U.S. federal district and appellate courts and foreign jurisdictions.
Ms. Satterthwaite received her J.D. from the University of Virginia and her B.A. from Yale University.