Angela is head of Reed Smith's Chicago Trademark Practice. Her practice focuses on global trademark registration and counseling. Angela provides counsel to brand owners of all sizes on all matters of trademark and copyright law, including clearance, prosecution, licenses, assignments, enforcement activities and settlement agreements. In addition, Angela has overseen the establishment and maintenance of programs designed to secure and protect thousands of domestic and international trademarks. Angela consults regularly on global searching and filing strategies in multiple jurisdictions. Angela works with a team of experienced associates, paralegals and docket clerks in order to ensure efficient portfolio management. Angela was instrumental in the development of the Trademark Retrieval & Information Manager (TRIMSM) database which is used by the trademark prosecution practice to manage portfolios and generate reports for clients.