BakerHostetler hires leading trademark lawyer Miriam Beezy

August 7, 2014 BakerHostetler has hired leading trademark lawyer Miriam Beezy as a partner in the Trademark and Copyright teams. Beezy joins to firm from Foley & Lardner, where she was chair of the Trademark, Copyright, and Advertising practice and co-chair of the Entertainment and Media Industry team.

Beezy’s specialises in trademark and copyright matters, with experience in U.S. and global procurement, prosecution, transactions, enforcement, and disputes. She has trademark experience in a range of industries, including entertainment, life sciences, consumer products, technology, and internet commerce.

Beezy was previously the chief trademark counsel of The Walt Disney Company, where she managed the company’s worldwide trademark portfolio, handling intellectual property issues related to consumer products, motion pictures, television, musicals, video, theme parks, sports teams, restaurants, cruise lines, apparel, toys, collectibles, and retail stores.

John Weber, chair of BakerHostetler’s Intellectual Property Group, said “Miriam is a distinguished attorney, well known for her depth of knowledge and experience nationally and internationally in the field of trademarks and brand protection … She understands the needs of in-house counsel and executives due to her own experience as chief trademark counsel for a major international conglomerate.”

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