Angela S. Kalsi

Senior Associate

About Angela S. Kalsi

Angela Kalsi is a seasoned trademark attorney with experience managing global trademark portfolios, resolving trademark, copyright, and domain name disputes, and counseling companies on a variety of intellectual property issues.  Angela specializes in U.S. and international trademark prosecution, including trademark selection, clearance, and maintenance.  Her practice spans more than fifty different countries.  A resourceful problem solver, Angela takes inventive approaches to resolving her clients’ trademark issues.  Whether crafting an original filing strategy or advancing creative arguments to overcome a substantive office action refusal, Angela works hard to see her clients’ goals achieved.

In protecting her clients’ trademark rights, Angela has handled cases before the TTAB and has overseen trademark litigation, oppositions, and cancellations around the world.  Angela takes a thorough approach to investigating the issues and devising practical enforcement strategies.  She has negotiated successful outcomes for her clients and has authored many satisfactory settlement agreements, as well as trademark and copyright license agreements.  Angela’s experience also includes registering works at the Copyright Office and handling copyright infringement matters.

Angela has managed trademark portfolios for Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and everything in between.  She is adept at understanding her clients’ priorities and tailoring her strategies to fit a particular company’s needs.  Angela takes time to understand her clients’ business concerns and provides sensible solutions to their intellectual property issues.  Having worked intimately with companies in a diverse array of industries, Angela has been exposed to trademark and copyright matters in many fields.  She brings this broad-based experience to every problem she solves.

An art lover, Angela interned at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival prior to practicing law.  She brings this love to her work every day and never tires of seeing what her clients create.  Whether it is an imaginative tagline or an eye-catching logo, Angela feels passionate about her role in protecting her clients’ brands and creations.

When she is not hard at work for her clients, Angela enjoys spending time with her husband and rescue puppy in their Humboldt Park home.  Angela delights in reading great novels, writing and watching sketch comedy, trying new restaurants, and perfecting her karaoke repertoire.

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