Elizabeth K. Rucki

Senior Associate

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Elizabeth Rucki

Elizabeth Rucki's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling clients concerning the clearance, protection, enforcement and licensing of intellectual property, including copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, design patents and domain names. Mrs. Rucki manages the day-to-day global trademark portfolios for several major clients in a variety of industries, including, but not limited to, manufacturing, transportation, apparel, materials, software and pharmaceutical, and advises clients with respect to foreign and domestic trademark clearance, filing, prosecution and enforcement. Mrs. Rucki also has significant experience representing clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and worldwide, and in litigating intellectual property disputes in state and federal court. She also handles internet disputes, including UDRP proceedings, and advises clients on website terms of use and privacy policies.

Related Experience

Mrs. Rucki has significant experience advising clients on intellectual property issues across various industries, including food and beverage, energy, telecommunications, oil and gas, semiconductor, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical, real estate, home furnishings, dental, apparel, software, rail transport and personal care products.

Representation has included:

  • Handling global rebrands for companies in various industries, including, a well-known consumer products company, a specialty chemicals and performance materials company, and an infrastructure company serving the construction, energy and transportation markets.
  • Representing well-known home furnishings retailer in copyright and trademark infringement litigation and enforcement matters
  • Representing dental software and supply company in the enforcement of its copyright rights worldwide
  • Representing significant pharmaceutical company in a trademark opposition proceeding which resulted in settlement
  • Representing health care company in federal trademark litigation
  • Defending health care company against federal trademark litigation and temporary restraining order
  • Representing well known automotive manufacturer in federal trademark litigation
  • Managing international and domestic trademark portfolios on behalf of corporate entities in various industries
  • Prosecution and defense of opposition proceedings before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and management of like proceedings worldwide

Awards & Community

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2013-2021

Recognized in the World Trademark Review (WTR 1000) - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2015-2020


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Thought Leadership

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IP Training: Trademark Oppositions and Cancellations

Speeches & Presentations

IP Training: Trademark Searches and Opinions

Speeches & Presentations

The World of Trademarks - An Overview of Trademark Law

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