Interview: Mary Denison, USPTO Deputy Commissioner of Trademark Operations on Got Invention Radio

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On June 15th, 2011, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced the appointment of Mary Boney Denison as Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations. In her new position, Ms. Denison will oversee the examination and processing of applications throughout the trademark operation.

Ms. Denison was selected as a “Washington DC Super Lawyer 2007,” placing her in the top five percent of Washington, D.C. area lawyers. Prior to establishing Manelli Denison & Selter in 1996, she was a partner with Graham & James LLP where she practiced for ten years. Before joining Graham & James, Ms. Denison was associated with the New York law firm of Smith, Steibel, Alexander & Saskor where she was primarily involved in handling litigation for foreign clients. Ms. Dennison is a graduate of Duke University and the University of North Carolina School of Law.

We will be talking all about Trademarks with our new Deputy Commissioner of Trademarks- Call in and ask your questions live during the show or email your questions directly to our host Brian Fried prior to the show or during the show to get your questions answered!