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Paula Jill Krasny

Paula Jill Krasny

Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC

Chicago, IL, USA

Primary Areas of Practice: Global trademark registration and enforcement strategy and prosecution, IP transactions, licensing, copyright

Law School/ Graduate School: Northwestern University School of Law

Work History: Baker & McKenzie – Principal (former Chair of Chicago Office IP Group)
McDermott, Will & Emery – Partner & Associate

Professional Memberships:
International Trademark Association, Anti-Defamation League, Board Member, Greater Chicago/Upper Midwest Region

For nearly thirty years, Ms. Krasny has served as a trusted advisor to some of the world’s leading brands. She contributes to clients’ business strategies by developing and implementing programs to build global trademark portfolios, reduce the risk of infringements and increase the value of companies’ intellectual property assets. Ms. Krasny has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of industries, including, consumer products, apparel, food and beverage, hospitality, insurance, financial and professional services, technology, trade associations and non-profits.

Ms. Krasny also assists companies with the evaluation, negotiation and documentation of the intellectual property aspects of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, global restructurings and special situations. She works with clients to monetize their brands through licensing programs, counsels clients on social media issues and conducts legal review of advertising and promotional materials.

The controversy side of Paula’s practice involves resolving trademark infringement, counterfeiting, false advertising, unfair competition, copyright infringement, and cybersquatting disputes through a variety of means, including litigation, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, negotiated settlements, consumer and employee awareness programs and collaborating with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Ms. Krasny also serves as Independent Counsel to the Business Conduct Committee of a well-known financial exchange.
Paula Jill Krasny is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Advanced Business Issues in Trademark Licensing - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2018, Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Licensing Agreements 2019, Thursday, May 09, 2019, Chicago, IL

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