Rebecca Chen specializes in domestic and foreign trademark law. Her practice includes trademark clearance, prosecution, counseling and enforcement. Rebecca counsels businesses across a wide range of industries from start-ups to large multinational corporations. Her experience includes providing strategic advice for brand protection and development for foreign clients. Rebecca currently serves on the Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association, as Chair of CLA’s International Interest Group, as Vice Chair of the Global Dossier Subcommittee of the 103 Committee of the ABA, Co-Chair of the IP Section of the Palo Alto Areal Bar Association, and on the US-Bar-JPO Liaison Council.
As SUGIMURA’s Foreign Counsel Liaison, Ms. Chen leads the firm’s business development and client relations within North America, South America, and Europe. Working with the firm’s Japanese patent attorneys, she consults clients on Japanese IP matters, keeping them up-to-date with current IP issues.
Prior to joining SUGIMURA, Ms. Chen gained experience working in the legal department of an international software company in Minneapolis, USA and at law firms in New York, USA and Beijing, China.