Libby Langworthy, who is a member of Sutherland’s Corporate Practice Group, handles intellectual property clearance, prosecution, transactional and litigation matters, with particular focus on the areas of trademark, copyright, domain and unfair competition law.
She counsels clients on the selection of trademarks and the prosecution, protection, licensing and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property before administrative agencies and in the courts. Working with foreign counsel, she supervises foreign trademark registration of client portfolios in nearly 200 countries. She also works closely with the firm’s mergers and acquisitions area to advise on intellectual property issues arising in domestic and transnational transactions. Her practice includes a diverse group of clients in the fields of financial services, banking, insurance, energy, computers and software, automation and industrial manufacturing, nuclear energy products and services, consumer products, over-the-counter medications, carpets and floor coverings, and textile research and technology, as well as authors, publishers, schools and various charitable institutions.
Libby has also worked on a variety of litigation matters involving employment law, contract disputes, insurance, reinsurance and antitrust law. In addition, she has advised on federal legislative matters, particularly on the 1985 Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act and high-level waste legislation.
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