Amanda Katzenstein uses her extensive media and technology experience to assist clients with resolving their legal challenges. She started her career in television news, serving as a reporter and producer for CLTV, Chicago’s 24-hour news network; as a reporter, editor, and photographer for both WYCC-TV and the Evanston Community Cable Channel; and working in production for a nationally syndicated TV talk show.
Additionally, Amanda’s experience includes dealing with the practical effects of trademark rights at a national advertising agency, analyzing music licenses at a well-known music TV station, helping to build the legal department at an online media company, and assisting with media transactions at the Federal Communication Commission.
Using this broad media experience, Amanda develops trademark strategies for technology and media companies to accomplish their business goals with a particular focus on online advertising and mobile apps. Amanda counsels clients on trade secrets, trademark clearance and registration, opposition and cancellation proceedings, global portfolio counseling, and litigation (in state, federal, and appellate courts).
She is also experienced in copyright clearance work, Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy proceedings (UDRP), intellectual property transactions, and privacy issues. She has been certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a CIPP/US.