Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Maurine L. Knutsson works with clients to protect, enforce, and manage their trademarks, copyrights, designs, and cyber rights.
Maurine knows the value and importance of reputation and is passionate about protecting clients’ brands online and around the world. Maurine works with clients to develop effective strategies for establishing and enforcing U.S. and global trademark rights. She also represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Maurine helps clients make the most of their online presence and implement social media best practices. She helps protect clients from Internet trolls through online brand enforcement, DMCA, anti-cybersquatting procedures, and UDRP arbitration proceedings.
Maurine represents clients in federal courts throughout the U.S. in intellectual property claims involving trademark infringement, unfair competition, copyright infringement, design patent infringement, counterfeiting, rights of publicity, and false advertising.
Maurine earned her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2012 and her B.S. in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009. She is an author of The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Video Game Development, published by in 2016 (2nd Ed.). She enjoys traveling and working with Best Buddies International and other organizations that help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Maurine is admitted to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and in the State of Indiana.
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM October 20, 2017
Social Media, Video Games, and Blockchains:
Is it all just a game, or a new haven for criminals?