Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Katherine B. Felice has joined the firm as an associate in the Intellectual Property practice.
Felice focuses on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation in federal courts, trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy matters, and trademark prosecution and portfolio management. She has extensive experience researching and drafting pleadings, motions and memoranda of law, in litigations involving trademark and copyright infringement, trade secrets, unfair competition, business torts, and contractual disputes. Before entering private practice, Felice served as a law clerk to Hon. Glenn T. Suddaby, Chief United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York and an attorney at Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute, which strives to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. She was most recently an associate in the Trademarks, Copyrights & Branding, and Commercial Litigation practice areas at Barclay Damon LLP in Syracuse.
A graduate of Colgate University, Felice earned her law degree from Syracuse University College of Law.
The Harter Secrest & Emery Intellectual Property practice group provides comprehensive intellectual property legal services to clients throughout the United States and in foreign countries. The group assists clients in building and maintaining intellectual property portfolios including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights, and has extensive experience negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, and serving as lead counsel in complex patent and other intellectual property litigation. In addition, the Intellectual Property practice group provides strategic counseling to clients on assessing potential threats and avoiding conflicts with third parties. The group’s clients operate across a wide spectrum of industries and technologies, including manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, office products, and high technology and range from Fortune 500 corporations, major motion picture studios, and investors, to start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, and individual inventors.