In her position as a Trademark Legal Specialist, Merete files U.S. and foreign trademark applications, corresponds with clients and foreign associates in order to complete filings and meet due dates, and performs maintenance on registered trademarks in the U.S. and foreign countries.
Merete joined Merchant & Gould in 2007 as a Client Records Specialist and Docketing Specialist, where she ran patent and trademark conflict checks and cleared trademark, patent, and foreign filing docket dates. She was promoted to Trademark Legal Specialist in 2012.
Although Merete fell into her paralegal courses, she loved the topics and the work she's been doing since. She enjoys the detail-oriented parts of her job, as well as developing a rapport with clients and being a part of the trademark process.
Merete is an artist who paints, makes her own cards, cross-stitches, and scrapbooks in her spare time. The library is her favorite place in the world, with Amazon.com an easy virtual number two.