September 13-16, 2020

Teresa Rea

Former Acting and Deputy Director of the USPTO; Partner and Vice-Chair of Crowell & Moring’s Intellectual Property Group
Terry Rea

Teresa Rea

Former Acting and Deputy Director of the USPTO; Partner and Vice-Chair of Crowell & Moring’s Intellectual Property Group
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Biography

Teresa “Terry” Stanek Rea is a Partner and Vice-Chair of Crowell & Moring’s Intellectual Property Group and a director with C&M International (CMI), the international trade and investment consulting firm affiliated with the firm. Terry is the former acting and deputy director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as well as Acting and Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property. Her practice concentrates on working with clients in several key areas, including IP policies and strategies, patent enforcement and post-grant administrative proceedings, trade secrets policy and enforcement, and digital/Internet-related copyright issues. Managing Intellectual Property recognized Terry as one of the 50 most influential people in intellectual property. Additionally, Terry has been named among the National Law Journal’s 2014 “Intellectual Property Trailblazers & Pioneers,” Law360’s “2014 Most Influential Women in IP,” the Washington Business Journal’s “Legal Champions,” and Intellectual Asset Management’s “World’s Leading IP Strategists 2016.” She was also named one of the Top 25 Icons of IP by Law360 in 2016. She received the Patent and Trademark Office Society’s 2017 Pasquale J. Federico Memorial Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the patent and trademark systems of the United States.

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