Helen Hill Minsker
Partner, Banner & Witcoff, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., Vassar College; J.D., George Washington
A.B., Vassar College; J.D., George Washington. Professor Minsker spent a year studying at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is admitted to...Continue Reading
A.B., Vassar College; J.D., George Washington. Professor Minsker spent a year studying at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, as well as several courts, including the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Professor Minsker's practice involves providing assistance to clients concerning a broad range of issues arising under trademark and unfair competition laws, as well copyright law. Her expertise in these fields of law includes counseling, prosecution and registration of applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office, internet, licensing, enforcement, oppositions and cancellations, and litigation in the courts. Professor Minsker also counsels clients in protecting their trademark portfolios internationally. Professor Minsker is involved in a number of professional activities. She is a past Treasurer of AIPLA, and is involved in a number of activities on behalf of the International Trademark Association (INTA). For INTA, she is a member of the Board of Directors and is a former chair of the Programs Committee. She is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs, and is a former Contributing Editor/Trademarks for the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. On the international front, she also is a member of the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA).