Intellectual property law paralegal Michelle Horvath has over 20 years of experience in IP matters, including the preparation and filing of patent, trademark and copyright applications. She assists with virtually all aspects of both foreign and domestic IP protection and enforcement.
Michelle maintains extensive patent and trademark portfolios for the acquisition and maintenance of a client’s most valuable assets. Through the firm’s valued network of foreign associates, Michelle oversees the logistical and timely administration of client matters in securing and enforcing IP rights around the world.
She is particularly well-versed in both trademark filings and litigation in foreign markets, including China.
Michelle helps clients manage their patent and trademark portfolios to ensure that all aspects of the client’s IP needs are identified and protected. She has deep knowledge of worldwide IP management and oversees thousands of patents and trademarks around the globe.
Michelle, while working under the guidance of attorneys, is a valuable resource and regularly communicates with clients to provide the most efficient and cost-effective avenue to obtaining and preserving intellectual property rights.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Michelle worked with Baker & Daniels LLP, where she was responsible for the maintenance of all patent and trademark files in its South Bend office.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, International Trademark Association
Member, Michiana Paralegal Association
Member, National Federation of Paralegal Associations