Boston, MA. International law firm Nixon Peabody LLP today announced the arrival of Carol H. Peters. Ms. Peters, who will be based in the firm’s Boston office, joins the Brands and Creations practice as counsel. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Peters was a senior patent and trademark associate at Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC.
Ms. Peters focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark prosecution and enforcement. She has extensive experience in handling trademark portfolios and counsels clients in trademark selection and use. Her practice also includes trademark enforcement and proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Additionally, Ms. Peters brings a wealth of experience handling domestic and international patent prosecution and patent portfolio management. She has also performed patent due diligence and rendered patent infringement and validity opinions, and is involved in patent enforcement.
“Carol has a tremendous level of knowledge and experience with challenging intellectual property issues; ones that are important to our clients,” said Jason C. Kravitz, leader of Nixon Peabody’s Brands and Creations practice. “Her arrival will strengthen our international team as we counsel clients on trademark matters around the world.”
Ms. Peters is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. She earned her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and received her B.S. in Biology from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.