Claudia A. Smith

Counsel, New York

Biography

“An incredible attorney relied on by many big pharmaceutical companies to clear important products, Claudia Smith of White & Case is top notch.”

Overview

Ms. Smith focuses her practice in the areas of trademark prosecution and counseling. She has extensive experience with US and international trademark counseling and prosecution in industries that range from large corporations to small business owners. She concentrates on analyzing searches to determine trademark availability as well as US and international trademark prosecution, negotiation of consents and co-existence agreements and managing the recording of assignments and name changes for global trademark portfolios.

Ms. Smith also assists clients with due diligence during portfolio acquisitions and divestitures. Her industry experience includes pharmaceuticals, marketing, financial and insurance, clothing, luxury goods, and non-profits.

Ms. Smith has been recognized for trademark prosecution, clearance and strategy by the World Trademark Review's Annual Listing of The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2015, 2016 (Silver Level), 2017 (Silver Level) and 2018 (Silver Level).

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Fordham University School of Law
BA
Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Languages
English

Experience

Awards and Recognition

World Trademark Review – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2019, Trademark Prosecution and Strategy, Silver Level

World Trademark Review – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2018, Trademark Prosecution and Strategy, Silver Level

World Trademark Review -The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2017, Trademark Prosecution and Strategy, Silver Level

World Trademark Review -The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2016, Trademark Prosecution and Strategy, Silver Level

World Trademark Review - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2015, Trademark Prosecution and Clearance