Addition of New Intellectual Property Attorney Signals Growth for Patent Law Firm

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Maine & Asmus broadens its expertise to the biotechnology arena.

Kristina enjoys a strong and responsive relationship with her clients, a trait by which this firm is often distinguished. She is a good fit for us and our clients.

Maine & Asmus, a Nashua-based intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of a new associate to their legal staff. Kristina Grasso brings to the firm a strong background in the biological sciences, and will be working directly with biotechnology clients to devise strategies for their intellectual property protection.

Maine & Asmus managing partner Vern Maine reports, “Kristina enjoys a strong and responsive relationship with her clients, a trait by which this firm is often distinguished. She is a good fit for us and our clients.”

Ms. Grasso is a graduate of Pace University School of Law in New York. She is currently licensed to practice law in the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, International Trademark Association and the New Hampshire Biotechnology Council.

In addition to a Bachelor of Science in Biology from College of Mount Saint Vincent, Ms. Grasso holds a Masters of Science in Biotechnology from Manhattan College, where she explored the scientific, legal, and ethical implications of DNA testing in her master’s thesis. Honors include membership in the Tri-Beta biological honor society as well as inclusion in Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities.

Prior to joining Maine & Asmus, Ms. Grasso worked for intellectual property law firms in New York and Connecticut, where she prepared patent and trademark applications for U.S. and foreign filing. She also has extensive experience in drafting patent non-infringement opinions, patent and trademark prosecution, and trademark clearance opinions.

The addition of Attorney Grasso to Maine & Asmus marks a broadening of the firm’s intellectual property law scope. Beyond representing clients in the mechanical, chemical, and electrical industries, the firm will now be able to effectively meet the needs of biotechnology and pharmaceutical-based enterprises. To this end, they will offer comprehensive legal counseling on such matters as patent prosecution, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory affairs.

About Maine & Asmus

Established in 1993, Maine & Asmus is an intellectual property law firm providing quality legal representation for a broad spectrum of national and international clients. The firm focuses its practice on the intelligent planning and execution of patents, trademarks, and copyrights for high-technology organizations. As seasoned experts in intellectual property law, the firm’s attorneys assist clients in developing successful strategies for protecting their most valuable intangible assets. Maine & Asmus caters to corporations of all sizes, as well as law firms and patent agents in need of intellectual property expertise.

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