Education & Admissions

  • Carnegie Mellon University (B.S., 1993)
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University School of Medicine (1996-1998)
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • Certified Social Media Strategist, Social Media Magic University (2010)
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Alumni Practice Group, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Events/Programming Committee, OK Women LEAD Initiative
  • Education/Programming/Awareness Committee, OK R.I.S.E. Diversity Initiative
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Member of the Leadership Committee
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Intellectual Property Law, Member of the CLE Board & Vice-Chair of the Trademark USPTO Practice and Policy Committee
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Intellectual Property Section New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA)
  • New York Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (NYIPLA)
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Adjunct Professor, Cardozo Law School, Intellectual Property Externship Seminar 
  • Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School, Counseling and Advocacy for the Intellectual Property and Information Technology Client


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