Kristen Ruisi is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on domestic and international trademark prosecution, enforcement, clearance, and counseling. Kristen assists clients with foreign litigation, trademark policing and enforcement strategies, conflict resolution, and negotiating and drafting of IP agreements. She also handles domain name registration and counseling, and domain name disputes, including opposition and cancellation proceedings before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the National Arbitration Forum, The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, and other organizations governing domain name disputes, Internet-related matters, infringement matters, and copyright matters regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Prior to joining Venable, Kristen worked at a global high-profile fashion, beauty, and luxury goods company, where she handled international and domestic trademark prosecution, enforcement, clearance, and counseling. She also worked on development and implementation of brand protection strategies in collaboration with the worldwide Intellectual Property team.