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Sughrue Mion Adds Two To Trademark Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Sughrue Mion, PLLC is pleased to announce that Stephanie Wade and Gabrielle Roth have joined the firm’s Trademark Practice Group in its Washington D.C. office. Sughrue has one of the largest full-service trademark practices in the United States, and the addition of these new members enhances that practice.

“We are very pleased to have Stephanie and Gabrielle join our team,” said Cindy Weber, Managing Partner and Trademark Group leader at Sughrue. “Both of them are very qualified trademark attorneys with excellent reputations and clients. We are happy they have chosen to continue their practices with Sughrue. They both bring exceptional international and domestic experience helping companies navigate a full range of trademark matters."

With more than 30 years of global brand management experience, Ms. Wade focuses her practice on trademark and unfair competition law in a wide variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, medical technology and food service. She has substantial knowledge in counseling clients from the U.S. and abroad in all aspects of trademark practice including selection, searches and opinions, registration, licensing, enforcement, due diligence in corporate acquisitions and Internet issues. Another aspect of Ms. Wade's practice is her work in the area of trademark issues in franchising for both domestic and international companies.

Ms. Wade received her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. Her bar membership includes the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit and she will serve as an Of Counsel for Sughrue.

Ms. Roth joins Sughrue as a partner. Her practice focuses on all aspects of trademark counseling, prosecution, enforcement, due diligence, dispute resolution and Internet and cyber piracy issues, both in the U.S. and internationally. In addition, Ms. Roth has significant experience managing trademark administrative proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She also routinely counsels clients in the expansion of their marks into international markets and in the resolution of domain name disputes. Ms. Roth’s business sense, coupled with her knowledge of trademark law, enables her to develop strategies and solutions that not only help her clients resolve problems, but in many ‎instances, prevent the expense of litigation.‎

Ms. Roth received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester, and her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University School of Law. She is admitted to the bar in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.

About Sughrue Mion, PLLC

Sughrue Mion is a leading global intellectual property firm, helping thousands of companies from around the world navigate the complexities of patent and trademark law since 1957. Sughrue’s practice is focused solely on intellectual property law and the firm has one of the largest full service trademark practices in the United States. On a daily basis Sughrue professionals counsel clients, handle trademark availability searches and opinions, file and prosecute trademark applications with the USPTO and abroad, maintain trademark registrations and portfolios, and enforce and defend their clients' trademark rights in court and before Trademark Office tribunals. The Trademark Group's expertise includes specific knowledge of the laws and legal systems of other countries which are so important in developing strategies for branding, protecting and enforcing trademarks and domain names in a global economy. Through its select network of international trademark colleagues, Sughrue can handle its clients’ trademark matters in every jurisdiction in the world. For more information, please visit

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