Carole Theuri

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  • Job title:Manager
  • Jurisdiction:Kenya
  • Practice area:Trademarks, Copyright, Patents

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Partner   Anja Franke is a partner at IP boutique law firm Grunecker, one of the leading and largest IP firms in Europe, with offices in Munich, Cologne, Berlin and Paris. She co-leads Grunecker's trademark group comprising six partners and 30 associates and counsel. She represents international clients mainly in the automobile, tech, fashion and sports sectors and her practice spans all trademark related fields, including prosecution, litigation, copyright, designs and unfair competition. She is a lecturer in IP law at the University of Applied Sciences in Munster, and has published articles addressing key issues in the field of trademarks, designs and copyright law.
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Owner/Founding Partner   Lynne Boisineau has more than 20 years of experience in IP prosecution, counselling, enforcement, and licensing, as well as providing litigation support. She has managed global portfolios of startups to Fortune 500 companies totaling upwards of 4,000 trademarks. She assists clients with IP issues related to social media, smartphone apps, the Amazon Brand Registry, US customs recordation, and infringing content removal. She also provides pro bono legal counsel to Lambda Legal with respect to its intellectual property matters. Her professional affiliations include the International Trademark Association where she is a copyright committee member and the Orange County Intellectual Property Association where she was a past co-chair of its Women in IP Committee and former board member. At her prior firm, she was an active member and subcommittee leader of the Gender Diversity and LGBTQ Diversity committees and in law school was an early member of the LGBTQ. group. She is the founder of Boisineau Law, an entirely woman-owned business, and her current support team consists entirely of women who identify as LGBTQ, as well as being 50% Latina.