Lindette Hassan

Intellectual Property, Trademark and Patents
Fox Rothschild LLP
10 Sentry Pkwy Ste 200
Blue Bell, PA 19422-2331
(610) 397-6500

Lindette focuses her practice on Intellectual Property. In particular, she has significant experience in matters including:

domestic and foreign patent prosecution involving biological, chemical, and pharmaceutical inventions;
analyzing the intellectual property risks associated with various business models;
trademark availability opinions, preparation and prosecution of trademark application preparation, trademark protection, and trademark licensing;
copyright application, copyright protection, copyright licensing, and copyright enforcement;
patent licensing;
development and coordination of international trademark protection; and analyzing the intellectual property aspects of potential acquisitions.
With a strong background in matters involving patents, trademarks and trade secrets, Lindette has also become well-versed on obstacles faced by the fashion industry such as copyright infringement and trademark licensing.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to entering the legal field, Lindette spent two years as a Lab Manager/Research Assistant at The Wistar Institute, a Cancer Research Facility affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. While at Wistar, Lindette was a member of the lab of Dr. Ronan Marmorstein in the structural biology department. The Marmorstein Lab focuses its research on the structure-function relationship of macromolecules using tools of chemistry, biochemistry, and X-ray crystallography. Lindette's research focused on the structural and biochemical studies of non-catalytic chromatin regulatory proteins, such as DNA-binding proteins, histone chaperones, and chromatin targeting proteins.

In 2006-2007, Lindette served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Clifford S. Green, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She also served as a summer intern for Judge Green in 2004.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Lindette is a former board member of Teens In Perspective, Inc. ("T.I.P."), a nonprofit organization that provides leadership development programming to teen girls from low to mid-income families. Making its debut in 2005, T.I.P.'s aim is to help teen girls become socially, morally, emotionally, physically and cognitively competent by addressing the broader developmental needs through research-based programs and other progressive series of activities and experiences.

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Honors & Awards

Named to the Lawyers of Color's Second Annual Hot List (2014)
Selected as a "Pennsylvania Rising Star" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2014, 2015, 2016)
Selected to the 2013-2014 class of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Bar Leadership Institute

Intellectual Property
Life Sciences
Patent Prosecution & Transactions
Trade Secrets
Fashion Law
Post-Grant Proceedings

New Jersey
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., 2006)
University of Delaware (B.S., 2001)

Pennsylvania Bar Association (Minority Bar Committee member; Women in the Profession Committee member)
Montgomery Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Secretary (2013), Vice Chair (2015), Chair (2016)
Montgomery Bar Association, Diversity Committee, Vice Chair (2013)
Montgomery Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Communications Law Committee, Co-Chair (2013; 2017)
National Bar Association, Women's Lawyer Division (Executive Committee member)
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Co-Chair of Zone 9 of the Young Lawyers Division (2014)