New Orleans, LA – Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux LLC is pleased to announce that Emily Lippold Gummer was promoted to Member of the firm effective January 1, 2020.
Ms. Gummer is a Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and her practice focuses on complex litigation, with an emphasis on patent matters concerning biotechnology, chemical, and petrochemical technologies. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through appeal, including case development, discovery management, motion practice, hearings, and appellate briefing. She also has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and has successfully obtained both domestic and foreign patent protection for her clients. Her practice also includes counseling clients on IP transactions; conducting patent freedom-to-operate, patentability, validity and non-infringement analyses; due diligence investigations; trademark and copyright registration and litigation; and trade secret and unfair competition matters. She received her law degree from University of Houston Law Center, J.D., in 2007, and her undergraduate from Tulane University, B.S.Ch.E (Major: Chemical Engineering), in 2004. Ms. Gummer previously served as the President of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section and currently serves as the Board President for The NOLA Project and as the Chair of Development for GiGi’s Playhouse – New Orleans.
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Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux LLC represents clients throughout the Gulf Coast regions in both litigation and transactional business matters. The firm provides exceptional expertise in many different business categories, such as Banking, Finance, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights; Business & Corporate; Commercial Litigation; Construction; Gaming; Insurance Coverage; Intellectual Property; International Business; Labor & Employment; Maritime & Admiralty; Mediation Services; Oil & Gas; Personal Injury; Real Estate; Renewable Energy & Clean Technology; Special Master Services; Tax; and Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning. Carver Darden is committed to providing the highest standards of professionalism, innovative thinking and strong service.