Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., a Washington, D.C. intellectual property law firm, announced today the firm expanded its Trademark Practice with the addition of Monica Riva Talley, a veteran trademark attorney and law firm partner with over 14 years of experience.
Ms. Talley specializes in trademark prosecution, clearance, portfolio management, and client counseling, as well as trademark infringement and dilution litigation, Internet-related trademark disputes, and opposition and cancellation proceedings. She serves a broad base of innovative companies in a wide variety of fields, including consumer products, manufacturing, telecom, and biotechnology.
In the press release at the firm’s website, Michael B. Ray, Managing Director at SKGF, was quoted as saying: “We are very pleased and honored to have Monica Talley join our team. Her extensive experience will help us meet a growing client demand for trademark services. While we’re always looking for opportunities to grow our business and expertise through lateral hires, finding the right person can be challenging. In addition to excellent legal skill, SKGF requires personalities well matched to our team-oriented, friendly and open culture. Monica is a perfect fit, and we feel fortunate to have found her.”
SKGF Trademark Practice Leader Tracy-Gene G. Durkin was quoted as saying: “Monica’s work on behalf of some of the world’s most recognizable brands is a perfect match for our firm’s reputation of partnering with innovative companies with complex IP needs.”
Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, DC, SKGF is dedicated exclusively to the protection, transfer and enforcement of intellectual property rights. The firmâ€™s team of attorneys, registered patent agents, students and technical specialists include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law. SKGF’s client base includes emerging and established companies, venture capital firms, individual entrepreneurs and universities.