Amy's practice focuses on commercial contracting, licensing and general corporate matters.

Amy is a member of the global technology, outsourcing & privacy practice. She assists with the preparation and drafting of a full range of commercial contracting agreements and licensing agreements.

Amy's background includes five years of practicing at a Richmond-based intellectual property boutique firm, and nine years of practicing on the corporate team at Christian & Barton, LLP. From 1989-1991, Amy served as law clerk to Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harry L. Carrico.

Relevant Experience

  • Assisting with the preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts for a leading consumer products manufacturer, including sales and purchase agreements, service agreements, software license agreements, engineering, procurement and construction agreements, and agreements in connection with asset acquisitions.
  • Assisting with the preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts for a Fortune 175 corporation, including procurement, purchase, supply chain and consulting agreements.
  • Assisting in the representation of a leading consumer services company, including preparation of master software and license agreement, and review and preparation of applicable statements of work.
  • Negotiating and drafting software development and licensing agreements; trademark licensing; trademark clearance and prosecution; due diligence in connection with the acquisition of intellectual property.
  • Defending clients' ownership of intellectual property assets, through various strategies including cease and desist demands and infringement actions.
  • Representing parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.

Memberships

  • Former Council member, Virginia Bar Association Intellectual Property and Information Technology Section, 2010-2013
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Orchard House School, 2010-2013