• vcard
314.552.6840
  • Education
    • J.D., Quinnipiac University
    • B.A., cum laude, Boston University, Economic and International Relations

Laila uses her extensive experience to develop global brand protection strategies for her clients.  She advises business owners on the selection, clearance, registration, and enforcement of trademarks domestically and internationally. As a trusted advisor to clients, she helps them identify all types of trademark protection, including non-traditional trademarks, to help leverage brand awareness and value in the marketplace, online, and on social media.

Laila has also represented numerous clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal board, has a wealth of experience with Uniform Domain-Name-Dispute-Resolution proceedings, and regularly performs due diligence for intellectual property matters in corporate transactions. Laila is committed to understanding the complex industries in which clients operate and developing strategies for monitoring and enforcing trademark portfolios.

 

 

  • Successfully defended a nutrition supplement company in a cancellation proceeding where the client was able to maintain its U.S. registration that is the centerpiece of its trademark portfolio.
  • Initiated numerous successful UDRP proceedings and, as a result, clients were able to secure domain names that were registered by third parties and incorporated the client’s trademarks.
  • Strategically advised a craft beer brewing company as its expanded its brand portfolio to three times its original size.
  • Responsible for maintaining and growing trademark portfolios for companies in the medical, cosmetic, animal nutrition, technology and food/beverages industries, each of which are comprised of hundreds of marks both in the U.S. and abroad.