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Sarah Otte Graber | Partner

 
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Practice Areas: Categories: Advertising, Copyrights, Publishing/Media, Trademarks

Sarah Otte Graber is a Partner with Wood Herron & Evans and is involved in domestic and international trademark, copyright, and Internet law, domain names and unfair competition, including prosecution and enforcement. Sarah is also involved in assisting clients determine proactive and effective measures to develop and protect their intellectual property portfolios. Sarah’s expertise is in trademark prosecution. Prior to joining Wood Herron & Evans, Sarah was a trademark examining attorney at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where she reviewed numerous trademark applications for registration eligibility and advised attorneys and pro se applicants on a variety of prosecution matters. She also trained new attorneys in trademark examination. Sarah takes pride in successfully obtaining registrations, both U.S. and international, for her clients where others have not been successful. Sarah has served as a member of the Executive Committee of Wood Herron & Evans, which manages the firm’s operations. Sarah currently holds the position of Practice Group Leader for the Branding & Content practice group with the firm.

Education:
University of Dayton School of Law, J.D.
– Student Bar Association President
Indiana University, B.A., English and Environmental Science

Distinctions and Honors:
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®: Trademark Law (2015-present)
Firm Executive Committee (past)
Listed in Ohio Rising Stars (2012)

Presentations:
The Circuit: “Sustain or Expand Your Competitive Edge: Protect Your IP” (2015)
Cincinnati Inventor’s Council: “Trademark and Copyrights: the Other IP Meat” (2015)
Institute for the Global Practice of Law Summer Program (2011-2013, 2015)
Fraternal Law Conference: “Your Brand: Know it. Use it. Guard it.” (2014)
INTA Roundtables – Various Topics
MJ Housing Forum – ”Cyber and Social Media: IP Pitfalls” (2013)
Fraternal Law Conference – “Cyber and Social Media: Use of Intellectual Property” (2012)
DIPLA – “Understanding China IP” (2012)
CSH Understanding China Roundtable – “Intellectual Property Theft: Fact or Fiction” (2011)
CincyIP – “IP Issues in Social Media” (2011)
CincyIP – “An Examiner’s Perspective” (2010)
The Circuit – “Social Media-IP Issues” (2010)
CincyIP – “An Examiner’s Perspective” (2008)
DIPLA – “Trademark Talk” (2000)

Professional Affiliations:
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
International Trademark Association
CincyIP (“Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association”)
Ohio Women’s Bar Association
Cincinnati Business Courier: BizWomen Cabinet Member
Metropolitan Club
Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program (2011-2012)
Lawyers’ Club of Cincinnati

Community Service:
Junior League of Washington D.C., of Cincinnati (1997-present)
Girl Scouts of America (Troop Leader and  Assistant Leader)


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Sarah Otte Graber | Partner

 
Photo of Sarah Otte Graber

Practice Areas: Categories: Advertising, Copyrights, Publishing/Media, Trademarks

Sarah Otte Graber is a Partner with Wood Herron & Evans and is involved in domestic and international trademark, copyright, and Internet law, domain names and unfair competition, including prosecution and enforcement. Sarah is also involved in assisting clients determine proactive and effective measures to develop and protect their intellectual property portfolios. Sarah’s expertise is in trademark prosecution. Prior to joining Wood Herron & Evans, Sarah was a trademark examining attorney at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where she reviewed numerous trademark applications for registration eligibility and advised attorneys and pro se applicants on a variety of prosecution matters. She also trained new attorneys in trademark examination. Sarah takes pride in successfully obtaining registrations, both U.S. and international, for her clients where others have not been successful. Sarah has served as a member of the Executive Committee of Wood Herron & Evans, which manages the firm’s operations. Sarah currently holds the position of Practice Group Leader for the Branding & Content practice group with the firm.

Education:
University of Dayton School of Law, J.D.
– Student Bar Association President
Indiana University, B.A., English and Environmental Science

Distinctions and Honors:
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®: Trademark Law (2015-present)
Firm Executive Committee (past)
Listed in Ohio Rising Stars (2012)

Presentations:
The Circuit: “Sustain or Expand Your Competitive Edge: Protect Your IP” (2015)
Cincinnati Inventor’s Council: “Trademark and Copyrights: the Other IP Meat” (2015)
Institute for the Global Practice of Law Summer Program (2011-2013, 2015)
Fraternal Law Conference: “Your Brand: Know it. Use it. Guard it.” (2014)
INTA Roundtables – Various Topics
MJ Housing Forum – ”Cyber and Social Media: IP Pitfalls” (2013)
Fraternal Law Conference – “Cyber and Social Media: Use of Intellectual Property” (2012)
DIPLA – “Understanding China IP” (2012)
CSH Understanding China Roundtable – “Intellectual Property Theft: Fact or Fiction” (2011)
CincyIP – “IP Issues in Social Media” (2011)
CincyIP – “An Examiner’s Perspective” (2010)
The Circuit – “Social Media-IP Issues” (2010)
CincyIP – “An Examiner’s Perspective” (2008)
DIPLA – “Trademark Talk” (2000)

Professional Affiliations:
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
International Trademark Association
CincyIP (“Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association”)
Ohio Women’s Bar Association
Cincinnati Business Courier: BizWomen Cabinet Member
Metropolitan Club
Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program (2011-2012)
Lawyers’ Club of Cincinnati

Community Service:
Junior League of Washington D.C., of Cincinnati (1997-present)
Girl Scouts of America (Troop Leader and  Assistant Leader)

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