Cindy Caditz evaluates trademark availability and registrability, prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign trademark applications, and handles domestic and international trademark opposition. Her practice also includes transactional trademark and intellectual property law, such as licensing agreements, sale and acquisition of intellectual property, private label manufacturing agreements, and dispute resolution agreements.
One component of Cindy’s practice is management of substantial portfolios and enforcement of intellectual property rights in administrative and civil litigation. Cindy’s proactive counseling, a hallmark of her practice, has resulted in cost savings and efficiencies for many of her clients. She also counsels in and litigates trade name, unfair competition, breach of contract, and trademark infringement matters.
Cindy is also experienced in e-commerce matters, including domain name registration and application strategies, copyright registrations, cyber security issues, cybersquatting, unauthorized use of trademarks on the internet, domain name arbitrations, and governance of online activities.
Cindy’s clients have included: Alaska Airlines Inc., Snak-King Corp., Univar, K-2 Corporation, The Coleman Company Inc., Sunbeam Products Inc., Shakespeare Fishing LLC., Azteca Restaurant Enterprises, AK Media, DaVinci Gourmet Ltd., Dilettante Chocolates Inc., Washington Apple Commission, Weyerhaeuser Company, Frank Russell Company, and Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI).
- Member/Attorney, Christensen O’Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, Seattle, 1987-2005, 2008-2009
- Of Counsel, Klarquist Sparkman, Portland, Ore., 2006-2007
Professional & Community Activities:
- American Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- International Trademark Association
- J.D., University of Colorado Law School, 1984
- B.A., Vassar College, 1981, cum laude
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