Claudia A Smith
Counsel at White & Case LLP
Claudia A Smith focuses her practice in the areas of trademark prosecution and counselling. She has extensive experience with US and international trademark counselling and prosecution in industries that range from large corporations to small business owners. She concentrates on analysing searches to determine trademark availability, as well as US and international trademark prosecution, negotiation of consents and coexistence agreements, and managing the recording of assignments and name changes for global trademark portfolios.
Ms Smith also assists clients with due diligence during portfolio acquisitions and divestitures. Her industry experience includes pharmaceuticals, marketing, financial and insurance, clothing, luxury goods and non-profits.
Ms Smith has been recognised for trademark prosecution, clearance and strategy (Silver band) by the World Trademark Review’s annual listing of the world’s leading trademark professionals in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Ms Smith is based in the New York office of White & Case and is a member of the firm’s global IP practice. She is admitted to the New York State Bar. She received her law degree from Fordham University School of Law and her BA from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, graduating cum laude.
“An incredible attorney relied on by many big pharmaceutical companies to clear important products, Claudia Smith of White & Case is top notch.”