Jody L. Burtner
PEOPLE

Jody L. Burtner

Senior Paralegal
burtner.jody@dorsey.com

Overview

JODY OFFERS CLIENTS OVER 28 YEARS OF PARALEGAL EXPERIENCE TO HELP THEM BUILD, MAXIMIZE AND ENFORCE A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PORTFOLIO.

Jody currently focuses on trademark, copyright, and domain name matters, including screening and clearance, prosecution, policing and enforcement matters. Her extensive experience also includes conducting intellectual property due diligence investigations for corporate transactions and financing matters and preparing assignments, security agreements and recordations with U.S. and ex-U.S. patent and trademark offices in relation thereto.

Education & Admissions

Pennsylvania State University (B.A., Psychology, 1982), cum laude

Experience

Jody has managed International trademark portfolios for several large clients, including pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retail and for new business start-ups.

Industries & Practices

Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • 15 years of experience teaching prospective paralegals at the ABA-accredited Duquesne University Paralegal Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Jody L. Burtner