Arlington, VA — Bean, Kinney & Korman announces that Jennifer Elgin, who has more than 20 years of experience as an intellectual property attorney, has joined the firm as a shareholder and head of the firm’s Trademark and Copyright practice group.
Jennifer counsels clients on their global trademark and copyright strategies, including clearance and registration. She also assists clients with the enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights, right of publicity and licensing issues. She has particular expertise in copyright fair use as well as social media.
Jennifer represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and foreign offices, and in litigation in federal courts and inter partes adversarial proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She is a member of the International Trademark Association’s Right of Publicity committee and is a frequent speaker and author. Jennifer earned a Doctor of Law degree, with honors, from Emory University and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.
“Jennifer’s depth and breadth of experience will elevate the level of IP services we offer clients of the firm,” said Timothy Hughes, executive managing shareholder. “She will be a great asset for our clients.”
Jennifer will have the support of firm attorneys who have significant trademark litigation experience. Michael Bradley, a trademark specialist with over 20 years of experience and a two-term member of INTA’s Trademark Administrators Committee, will also continue to support the practice.