Heather Dent represents clients for various intellectual property matters, including trademark registration, prosecution and defense of trademark rights before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also assists clients with the negotiation, drafting, and execution of various contractual agreements, including license agreements, coexistence of rights, and transfer of rights.
Ms. Dent earned her J.D. from the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Prior to joining the Trademark Lawyer Law Firm, PLLC, she worked as legal counsel for public school districts and community colleges primarily in Southeast Michigan.
During the course of her legal practice, Ms. Dent has developed broad experience in many areas of law, including civil litigation, contractual development, dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration. She also has extensive knowledge of administrative law, as a result of her experience representing clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and in matters heard by the tribunals of other government agencies.
In addition to working with and counseling clients, Ms. Dent balances her free time between drama performances, soccer games, cooking, and spending time with her family.