Deborah S. Shepherd is an associate in our Orange County Office. Her practice includes domestic and international trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement work, trademark portfolio development, strategic counseling, and representation in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Shepherd is also experienced in negotiating patent licensing agreements, trademark licensing agreements, and other intellectual property agreements such as development and manufacturing agreements.
Ms. Shepherd attended UCLA for her undergraduate studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. She then attended the University of San Diego School of Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Shepherd worked as a technical aid at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California assisting engineers in editing schematic flight circuit designs for various satellite projects contracted by NASA.
Ms. Shepherd works with clients in various industries, including: computer software; medical device; telecommunications; semiconductor; clothing and jewelry; skin and hair care; retail, restaurant, entertainment and consumer product industries.