Sandra Edelman is a partner and head of the firm's Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management group. Her practice involves counseling, litigation and mediation in the areas of trademark and unfair competition, copyright and false advertising law, as well as extensive experience in brand name clearance, advertising claims review and licensing issues.
She acts as lead counsel in a wide variety of trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and has been the mediator in more than 30 intellectual property cases. She manages and supervises several international trademark registration portfolios and advises clients in a variety of industries, including alcoholic beverages; pharmaceuticals, nutritionals and cosmetics; publishing, banking and information services.
Sandra was previously Chair of the firm's Diversity Committee from 2002 through 2005. In 2004-2005, she served as Editor-in-Chief of The Trademark Reporter, the leading journal of trademark law published by the International Trademark Association.