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Jessica Mendez Joins Tucker Ellis as Intellectual Property Counsel

August 2018
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Tucker Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Jessica Mendez has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property & Brand Protection Group as counsel in the firm’s St. Louis office.

Ms. Mendez works through complex legal issues to secure and maximize the value of brands and other intellectual property assets. She takes a holistic approach to protecting trademark portfolios ranging in size from a few trademarks to hundreds of trademarks worldwide. She assists with securing trademark registrations and properly allocating financial resources to maintain, enforce, and defend trademark rights, but also protects copyrights, domain names, social media handles, and other associated rights that help build a brand. During the trademark selection and clearance process, Ms. Mendez provides valuable insight based upon her extensive litigation experience to effectively assess risk. She handles all phases of litigation for clients in disputes involving infringements of intellectual property rights in courts throughout the United States and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She is also experienced in drafting and negotiating intellectual property agreements.

“Jessica comes to us with an impressive array of intellectual property experience,” said Tucker Ellis Intellectual Property & Brand Protection Group Chair Jay Campbell. “She will add tremendous value to our growing national practice, as well as strengthen our presence in St. Louis.”

Ms. Mendez received both her law degree and her LL.M in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from Washington University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from Boston University.

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