Carol provides guidance to clients regarding protection of their intellectual property (e.g., inventions, trademarks, works of authorship and trade secrets). In this regard, she provides legal representation to major defense contractors and leaders in the global communications market, document management market, consumer goods market, and network/software solutions market.
Carol is a Patent Attorney registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. As such, she regularly handles patent application preparation and prosecution matters related to software, electronic and mechanical innovative ideas or inventions. She also handles patent search studies, infringement studies, patentability or (in)validity studies and freedom-to-operate studies.
Her areas of patent experience include, but are not limited to: digital and analog electronic circuits; computer software and hardware; data security software; cryptography; terrestrial-based and space-based communications systems; wireless telecommunications; radio frequency devices; consumer electronics devices and components; business and Internet methods; home automation systems; satellite imagery; integrated circuits; micro-electromechanical systems; black boxes; document handling systems; Electronic Article Surveillance ("EAS") systems; biometric systems; medical devices; robotic control systems; and mechanical devices (e.g., deployable antennas, electrical connectors, mechanical features of handheld radios, robotic systems, robotic grippers, and cooking apparatus).
She also has experience handling trademark registration matters and copyright registration matters. Additionally, she has experience reviewing, revising and/or drafting various types of agreements (e.g., non-disclosure agreements, assignment agreements and consulting agreements).
Licensed since 2004
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2005||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Excellence for the Future Award in The Law & Ethics of Lawyering||CALI||N/A|
|Excellence for the Future Award in UCC Negotiable Instruments||CALI||N/A|
|Golden Key National Honor Society||Golden Key National Honor Society||N/A|
|Partner||Fox Rothschild, LLP Attorneys At Law||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Fox Rothschild, LLP Attorneys At Law||2010 - 2013|
|Attorney||Darby & Darby||2007 - 2010|
|Attorney||Sacco & Associates||2005 - 2007|
|Test Engineer||Vicor Corporation||2000 - 2001|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Intetelectual Property Law Association, Women In IP Law Subcomittee||Co-Chair 2014 AIPLA Women In IP Law Networking Event||2013 - Present|
|Florida Atlantic University||Entrepreneur Attorney In Residence Mentor||2012 - Present|
|Florida Atlantic University||Business Plan Competition, Sponsor||2012 - 2013|
|Crossroads Program at Palm Beach State College||Advisory Board Member||2012 - 2012|
|Palm Beach County Bar Association||Intellectual Property CLE Committee||2011 - 2011|
|American Intellectual Propery Law Association ("AIPLA")||Member||2007 - Present|
|Daily Business Review||Inventors Should File Patent Applications As Soon As Possible||2012|
|Daily Business Review||IP: False-Marking Changes Likely To Benefit Patent Owners||2011|
|New England School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Boston University||Electrical Engineering||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|
|Florida Atlantic University||Entrepreneur Learning Session||2014|
|Association of Corporate Counsel - CLE||Corporate Innovations and Trends in Intellectual Property Protection||2014|
|Firm Wide CLE Course||America Invents Act - Post Grant Proceedings (Speaker)||2013|
|FAU MBA Course: Venture Creation||Intellectual Property Overview (Guest Speaker)||2013|
|AIPLA Corporate Practice Group Meeting||2013 Changes to Design Patent Law and the U.S. Patent System||2013|
|2013 AIPLA North American Women In Intellectual Property Law Networking Event||The Many Paths One Can Take In The Field Of IP Law||2013|
|Webinar||Understanding The America Invents Act (Speaker)||2012|
|Association of Corporate Counsel South Florida Chapter||The Real In-House Counsel of South Florida (Speaker)||2012|
|Association of Corporate Counsel South Florida Chapter||Current Trends And Developments In Intellectual Property (Speaker)||2012|