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Relani Belous
General Counsel, Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment
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Jay Burgett
Global Trademark Attorney, Wrigley
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Jessica Cassidy Katz
Privacy Counsel, Whole Foods Market
Jessica Cassidy Katz joined Whole Foods Market as its first Privacy Counsel in 2017, where she has worked to drive GDPR compliance while making privacy operations enjoyable. Prior to joining Whole Foods, Ms. Katz focused her privacy practice on healthcare. She graduated (with honors) from the University of Texas School of Law in 2009 and also has a master’s from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.
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Ron DiCerbo
Shareholder, McAndrews Held & Malloy
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Jeffrey Fridman
Global Legal Lead, Trademark and Brand Operations, Accenture
Jeffrey Fridman is Global Legal Lead of Trademark and Brand Operations at Accenture. His creative problem-solving and deep knowledge of trademark law help to resolve more than 100 infringements of Accenture’s brand every year. Mr. Fridman also counsels his internal clients on trademark clearance, prosecution and portfolio management, advertising, social media, and copyright issues. Prior to joining Accenture, Mr. Fridman was a Trademark Associate Attorney with Moore & Van Allen. He graduated (with honors) from the University of North Carolina Law School at Chapel Hill.
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Cam Gatta
IP Attorney, Trademarks Team, Microsoft Corporation
Cam Gatta is an IP Attorney working in the Trademarks Team at Microsoft Corporation. He supports the cloud, artificial intelligence, and research business groups. He is responsible for multi-jurisdictional trademark portfolio management, including trademark searches and prosecution. He advises on and coordinates trademark enforcement and contentious registry matters globally. He counsels the business on brand use and guidelines, brand development and naming processes, M&A due diligence, and copyright issues. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Gatta worked in private practice in the United Kingdom, specializing in contentious, advisory, and commercial work in all areas of IP law.
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Deborah A. Hampton
Corporate Trademark Specialist, Trademark Team Lead, The Chemours Company
Deborah Hampton is the Corporate Trademark Specialist and Trademark Team Lead at The Chemours Company, FC, LLC. She is responsible for brands such as Teflon and Freon. Her IP expertise relates to consumer retail, beauty, apparel, accessories, online catalog, and internet retails sales. She has protected several famous brands, including Victoria’s Secret, AT&T, Jordache, and Elizabeth Arden.

In 2017 and 2018, Ms. Hampton was recognized in the WTR 300. She has also served two terms on the USPTO Trademark Public Advisory Committee and on INTA’s Board of Directors.

Ms. Hampton has more than 36 years’ experience managing all phases of the prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement of global trademark, domain name, trade dress, patent, and copyright portfolios. She is the premier subject matter expert concerning USPTO statutes, rules, and procedures, including prosecution, assignment, and post-registration matters. Ms. Hampton extends that expertise in all matters relating to international statutes, policies, and practices.
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Michael J. McCue
Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Michael McCue is a Partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s IP practice group. He has been recognized as someone who “has handled numerous high-profile disputes” in the WTR 1000, which further reports that for clearance, prosecution, and enforcement, he “adopts a keen, thoughtful and strategic approach. With a calm, confident demeanor, he is simultaneously assertive and amicable when dealing with opposing parties – a difficult balance to strike, but McCue does it brilliantly.” Mr. McCue oversees a domestic and international trademark portfolio of more than 5,000 trademarks, including some of the world’s most famous brands. He has litigated hundreds of cases in federal courts throughout the United States and before the TTAB.
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Signe Naeve
Director, Corporate Counsel - IP, Starbucks Coffee Company
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Maureen Ninneman
Deputy General Counsel, Rotary International
Maureen Ninneman is Deputy General Counsel of Rotary International. She is responsible for managing the company’s council services and stewardship departments. In addition, she advises on general legal issues including privacy, HR, contracts, and internal governance. She is also Chair of Rotary’s data privacy and security committee. She is a certified information privacy professional in the United States, awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Ms. Ninneman has a BA from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from the University of Wisconsin. She is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and Illinois.
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Andre Oliveira
Head, Legal Issues Department, Daniel Law
André Oliveira is Head of Daniel Law’s Legal Issues Department. With more than 20 years’ experience, his practice specializes in IP litigation, trademark prosecution, privacy, and data protection. He also manages clients’ IP rights portfolios, with a focus on providing strategic counseling relating to the launch, development, and expansion of their businesses in Brazil.
Mr. Oliveira has a law degree from the Rio de Janeiro Federal University and a master’s in legal issues, criminality, and security of new technologies from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He is currently completing an LLM in business law at the Getulio Vargas Foundation.
Mr. Oliveira is a former Co-chair of the International Law Committee of the Brazilian Association of IP and a member of the Enforcement Committee at INTA. He is also a member of the IP and Anti-counterfeiting Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association.
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Renee Reuter
IP Counsel, Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
Renee Reuter is IP Counsel for Enterprise Holdings, Inc. Enterprise, through its operating subsidiaries and franchisees, provides vehicle rental and transport services in more than 90 countries worldwide under the Enterprise, National, and Alamo brands. Ms. Reuter has worked to protect Enterprise’s trademark, domain name, and copyright for the past 20 years.
Ms. Reuter has a BA in history and political science from Colorado College and a law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
Ms. Reuter is a member of INTA, the Bar Association of St. Louis, and the Missouri Bar. Her achievements in the trademark field have been recognized by Lexology, the International Law Office, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the WTR. She has received the Global Counsel Award for IP and the in-house trademark team she leads received the Trademark North American Team of the Year in 2016.
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Brian Scarpelli
Senior Global Policy Counsel, ACT
Brian Scarpelli is Senior Global Policy Counsel at ACT | The App Association, where he works on a variety of legal and policy issues affecting mobile app development companies, including IP (e.g., patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets), privacy, cybersecurity, accessibility, and connected health companies. Prior to joining ACT, Mr. Scarpelli worked for over five years at the Telecommunications Industry Association, a trade association representing telecoms equipment manufacturers and vendors that is also an American National Standards Institute-accredited standards developer. He has also spent time with the Federal Communications Commission, the District of Columbia Public Service Commission, and the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions.
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Beth Seals
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Zippo Manufacturing Company
Beth Seals is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Zippo Manufacturing Company, most famous for its iconic windproof lighter. Ms. Seals is responsible for all of Zippo’s legal matters, including the management and enforcement of its worldwide trademark portfolio, which includes more than 1,600 trademark registrations across almost 190 countries. Prior to joining Zippo, Ms. Seals was an IP Attorney at Squire Patton Boggs in San Francisco. Ms. Seals’s IP expertise includes assisting with the creation and implementation of strategies for protecting and leveraging IP assets, including trademarks, trade dress, patents, copyright, and trade secrets. She also provides strategic and general advice on business and legal issues that companies confront on a daily basis, including infringement disputes, counterfeit and grey market goods, internet domain name disputes, advertising issues, and right of publicity and privacy issues.
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Daniel Shapiro
Director, Global Strategic Partnerships, Red Points
Daniel Shapiro brings more than 30 years of entrepreneurial leadership to Red Points. His keen knowledge of IP comes from his experience in building and leading a global brand protection team at a major marketplace platform. Mr. Shapiro’s customer-centric background and leadership expertise creates the foundation for building long and prosperous partnerships.
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Monica Riva Talley
Director and Head, Trademark & Brand Protection Practice, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
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