Areaux Rebecca 2017 045 HSE Roc 47WebReadyHarter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Rebecca DeVun Areaux has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group and Rochester office.

Areaux has experience in trademark search and clearance, as well as in infringement and litigation matters involving Intellectual Property. She brings professional experience from positions at Diageo North America, Inc. and Johnson, Gasink & Baxter, LLP. Areaux is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received her law degree, cum laude, from William & Mary Law School.

The Harter Secrest & Emery Intellectual Property practice group provides comprehensive intellectual property legal services to clients throughout the United States and in foreign countries. The group assists clients in building and maintaining Intellectual Property portfolios including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights, and has extensive experience negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, and serving as lead counsel in complex patent and other intellectual property litigation. In addition, the Intellectual Property practice group provides strategic counseling to clients on assessing potential threats, and avoiding conflicts with third parties. The group’s clients operate across a wide spectrum of industries and technologies, including manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, office products, and high technology and range from Fortune 500 corporations, major motion picture studios, and investors, to start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, and individual inventors. 

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