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Heather S.  Cruz*

Trademark Paralegal

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.


Heather draws on years of legal experience to handle all aspects of United States and international patent and trademark prosecution, including filing applications, maintenance, compliance, licensing, and docketing. She is experienced with patent, trademark, and copyright clearance searches, as well as responding to USPTO Office actions.

Heather has worked in Intellectual Property for over 15 years. Prior to joining Michael Best, Heather served as manager of docketing and compliance for Northwestern University, where she led a team in all administrative, procedural, and invention-related matters. Heather has significant experience working as an IP paralegal, and in other IP support roles. 



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