Michelle Gallagher focuses her practice on strategic global brand protection for clients ranging from multinational corporations and universities to entrepreneurial startups. Michelle counsels clients on every phase of intellectual property portfolio development to enhance growth and contain risk on a global basis. As a former Trademark Examining Attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Michelle strives to provide nuanced guidance to clients on all procedural aspects of the registration and maintenance process, to avoid unnecessary refusals and ultimately deliver a targeted approach to brand growth and protection.
Michelle’s areas of practice include consumer goods and services, food and beverage products and services, global restaurant franchises, sports goods and services, resort services, e-commerce services, electronic payment platforms, telecommunications services, musical instruments, entertainment services, insurance services, educational goods and services, apparel, fashion accessories, footwear, cosmetics, skincare products and services, medical devices, and pharmaceutical goods and services, among others. Michelle is a frequent speaker and author on topics relevant to her practice.
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