Panitch Schwarze Welcomes Elizabeth Morgan as Trademark Counsel

MAY 14, 2018

Intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Morgan has joined the firm. Morgan focuses her practice in Trademark Law and mediation and arbitration of intellectual property matters. Recently relocated to Philadelphia, she was named among Best Lawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, for Trademark Law.

Morgan has significant jury trial experience in federal court, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret matters, and has handled more than 100 matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Morgan has litigated in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Minnesota, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nebraska, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and the Virgin Islands. Morgan also has managed trademark portfolios consisting of hundreds of marks and has handled world-wide rollouts of new brands. Morgan is active in the International Trademark Association (INTA), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) where she has frequently lectured at their annual events.

Morgan serves as a panelist for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM). She was invited to join the peer-reviewed International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) as a mediator where she is a member of the Trademark Panel, Entertainment Panel, Employment Panel and Philadelphia ADR Panel. She is on INTA’s Panel of Mediators and is a neutral with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). As a FINRA public arbitrator, Morgan is injunction-qualified and has served as a panel chair. Morgan has experience with franchise disputes, contract disputes, banking disputes, construction litigation, employment and wage and hour litigation as well as securities industry practices. She has been a party representative or mediator in more than 100 matters.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree with High Honors (Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Florida in Interdisciplinary Studies, Morgan went on to earn a law degree With Distinction (Order of the Coif) from Emory University School of Law. She is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and all federal district courts in Florida and in Georgia, to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and to the bar of the United States Supreme Court.

About Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware. The firm’s IP law practitioners provide strategic litigation, licensing and counseling service relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, domain names and internet issues domestically and internationally. The firm’s long-standing relationships with a network of associates worldwide enable its attorneys and advisors to provide clients with global intellectual property advice and protection.

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