Rachel Santarlas

Santarlas Law is a boutique firm owned by Rachel Santarlas—a registered patent attorney—and counsel to U.S. and internationally based clients in the areas of patent, copyright, trademark and brand procurement protection and enforcement as well as Internet and Privacy law related issues.

Combining her undergraduate degree in biology and her law degree, Rachel has worked to protect Intellectual Property for a broad mix of clients in areas such as:

  • Food, Beverage & Restaurants
  • Fashion Designers & Artists
  • Cosmetics & Perfumes
  • Musical Performers & Entertainers
  • Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Renewable and Green Energies and Construction
  • Finance, Investment and Stocks
  • Insurance

Prior to starting Santarlas Law, Rachel held the position of Counsel with a large Northern New Jersey based law firm where she worked for over 11 years in the Intellectual Property and Media and Technologies Groups. She focused on both U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, enforcement, copyright registration and other Intellectual Property related matters, in addition to handling many privacy matters, Terms of Use and Privacy Policies. Clients routinely relied on her experience in matters of Intellectual Property due diligence and drafting and negotiation for corporate and Intellectual Property Agreements. Rachel also prepared website and mobile apps Terms of Use and Privacy Policies for clients’ websites, e-commerce sites and downloadable mobile apps on the iTunes and GooglePlay platforms. She worked to limit the liability of online service provider clients from copyright infringement by their users under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Rachel began her legal career working for well-known clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger and the entertainment brand World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) where she focused on U.S. and international copyright and trademark protection, prosecution, anti-counterfeiting and enforcement.

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