“I love helping people. Practicing trademark and copyright law at Fitch Even enables me to do that every day by building brands for our clients and fostering and protecting their creativity.”
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Chicago, IL 60603VCard
Clients seek Alisa C. Simmons’s counsel concerning domestic and foreign trademark prosecution, trademark litigation, and brand selection for a wide range of goods and services, including the following:
Alisa's experience includes copyright counseling, registration and enforcement, advertising review, and advising on sweepstakes and promotions. She has also handled matters involving unfair competition and domain name counseling and dispute resolution.
In addition, clients rely on Alisa for counsel concerning advertising claims and product packaging. She is also skilled in drafting intellectual property agreements, including trademark, patent, and copyright licenses and assignments and non-disclosure agreements.
A global manufacturer of garage door openers engaged Fitch Even when the company needed to protect its key brand name. In consolidated trademark oppositions, Alisa helped obtain a successful decision sustaining all three oppositions and denying registration of confusingly similar marks of a competitor.
Alisa represented a charitable Christian fitness organization in trademark oppositions that sought to protect the client’s brand and to prevent the registration of an identical mark for related goods and services by a national manufacturer of consumer goods. A settlement was reached.
Alisa represented a cookie company in trademark enforcement efforts and successfully helped protect the client’s logos by securing a competitor’s agreement to stop using confusingly similar logos.