About Manon Burns
Manon Burns has significant experience in helping companies build, protect, and enforce their intellectual property rights and optimize the value of their brand assets. Manon is a valued early reviewer who spots risk and provides actionable advice on how to protect and police trademark, patent, and copyright assets against unauthorized users and guides clients through the design and implementation of rigorous enforcement programs.
In her trademark practice, Manon has successfully assisted clients with responding to trademark office actions, proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and litigation in federal court. She has advised and supported clients in both enforcing their rights against third party infringers and defending against demand letters. Clients value Manon’s responsiveness and strong advocacy, as well as her ability to negotiate favorable outcomes to avoid litigation entirely.
Manon has also supported her intellectual property clients with assistance in their commercial and contractual disputes. Fortune 500 companies, startups, and companies of all sizes in between appreciate how Manon addresses their immediate needs, bridges potential impasses, and finds early resolutions. Clients particularly admire her skill in framing complex legal and factual issues as she vigorously pursues their interests in and out of court.
Prior to joining the firm, Manon practiced intellectual property litigation at a patent litigation boutique. During that time, she assisted with numerous intellectual property disputes, including trademark litigation, patent litigation, design patent litigation, and proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Outside of her practice, Manon enjoys cooking, reading, and being up to date on the latest video game releases.