Ms. Estoesta is an associate in the Mechanical and Design practice group at Sterne Kessler. Ms. Estoesta’s practice focuses on trademarks, design patents, and copyrights. Her legal experience, which began at the firm, and academic background provide her a multidimensional perspective in securing comprehensive IP rights for an array of clients in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, dietary food and beverages, footwear, electronic devices, and household cleaning products.
Ms. Estoesta joined the firm in 2006 as a legal assistant in the Biotechnology/Chemical practice group. Her combined interest in science and art drew her to the firm’s Mechanical and Design practice, and she formally transitioned to the firm’s Mechanical and Design practice group as a legal assistant in 2007. At that time, Ms. Estoesta’s practice focused exclusively on trademarks, and she assisted with the prosecution and maintenance of U.S. and foreign trademark rights. Subsequently, Ms. Estoesta transitioned to a Student Associate in 2008, during which she gained significant experience in clearing, prosecuting and enforcing trademark rights in the U.S. and abroad. To date, Ms. Estoesta has more than 5 years of experience in drafting opinions on trademark registerability and infringement, cease and desist letters, trademark applications and other communications filed with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and various foreign offices. She also has experience in Oppositions and Cancellations before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
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