New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014
Shareholder Kristen L. Fancher with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is scheduled to speak at the International Women’s Leadership Forum produced by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. The forum takes place Friday June 6, 2014 at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City.
Fancher will be a panelist on the topic of “Smashing the glass ceiling” at 4:30 pm. This session will focus on leading women lawyers and how they progressed through their careers and the challenges they faced along the way. According to Managing Intellectual Property’s website, the conference will focus on topics of interest such as updates in licensing and litigation, current challenges in life sciences, how to deal with non-practicing entities, updates in global IP developments, trademark and copyright issues, leading general and IP counsel and how they progressed in their careers and the importance of networking. Greenberg Traurig is sponsoring this event.
Focusing her practice on intellectual property protection and licensing, Fancher’s experience includes trademark clearance and prosecution, licensing and merchandising, and counseling in the areas of copyright, right of publicity, Internet and intellectual property enforcement issues. As part of her transactional experience, she has frequently advised on intellectual property issues in connection with entertainment and corporate transactions, including entertainment productions, sponsorships, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and financings. From 2011-2014, Fancher has ranked in World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000 as one of the leading trademark lawyers in the world.
With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012. The firm was also named a “National Tier 2” Law Firm for Copyright Law, Patent Litigation and Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.