Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Johanna Schmitt is an intellectual property partner in Kirkland’s New York office. Her practice focuses on intellectual property law, specifically copyright, trademark, trade dress, domain name, false advertising, licensing and contract issues. She counsels clients regarding the acquisition and retention of intellectual property rights (including Internet issues) and also litigates disputes related to such rights. She has extensive experience with managing trademark portfolios, trademark prosecution and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Johanna was recognized for Trademarks: Litigation, Copyright, and Media and Entertainment in The Legal 500 U.S. and for Litigation & Prosecution in World Trademark Review. She has served on multiple INTA committees, including most recently on the committee for non-traditional marks.