Gina is experienced in many aspects of patent and trademark prosecution, fields in which she has worked for over 10 years.
Gina worked as a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she examined applications as a member of the Mechanical Engineering art unit (formerly art unit 3741). After leaving the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, she joined the intellectual property law firm of Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked as a Patent and Trademark paralegal in addition to serving as a Patent Agent. In her capacity as a Trademark Paralegal, she has extensive experience in performing trademark clearance searches.
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. Textile Engineering, 1998
Gina received her ABA Paralegal certification in 2000. She is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.