The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has appointed Mary Boney Denison as Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations. In her new position, Denison will oversee the examination and processing of applications throughout the trademark operation.
Denison is a founding partner of Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC in Washington, D.C. where her practice has focused on trademark prosecution and litigation. She has been an active member of the 5,500 member International Trademark Association (INTA) for many years having served as a member of the INTA Board of Directors for three years; as Vice Chair and Chair of its Treaty Analysis Committee. In addition, she has served as Chair of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) subcommittee charged with representing the international trademark bar before the agency. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce appointed Denison to a three year term as a voting member of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) in October 2008.
Denison was selected as a “Washington DC Super Lawyer 2007,” placing her in the top 5 percent of Washington, D.C. area lawyers. She is a graduate of Duke University and the University of North Carolina School of Law.
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