TaeRa K. Franklin
TaeRa focuses her practice on patent preparation and prosecution, patent litigation, and licensing. She prepares and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications in the electrical, electronics, software, optics, electromechanical, and computer fields, and litigates patent matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Internal Trade Commission, District courts, and Courts of Appeals. TaeRa is also experienced in trademark litigation and opinions.
Previously, TaeRa prosecuted patents for standards-setting clients at a large national law firm in Colorado and at two IP boutique firms in Cleveland and Manhattan.
TaeRa began her legal career as a law clerk to the late Honorable Adlai S. Hardin, Jr., at Southern District of New York, and has an extensive bankruptcy litigation experience. TaeRa is passionate about keeping abreast of current and future technological advancements in practice and discussions, and brings her keen interest in science and technology and love of law into building a solid, diverse, and high-quality patent practice.
The Society of Micro and Nano Systems – KMEMS
Awards and Recognition:
IEEE Eta Kappa Nu
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
B.E., Electrical Engineering, The Grove School of Engineering, City College of New York
B.A., English, University of St. Thomas
B.A., Justice and Peace Studies, University of St. Thomas