Svitlana V. Anderson

Svitlana V. Anderson is an attorney licensed to practice in New Mexico.  She is an Associate at Peacock Law P.C. and handles trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property matters.  Ms. Anderson was born and educated in Ukraine, where she attended college and law school, receiving her Ukrainian J.D. in 2002 from Odessa National Academy of Law.  Svitlana also holds U.S. Bachelor of Arts-Equivalent degrees in Law from the College of Law at Nikolaev Pedagogical Institute and the Ukrainian Financial Institute, in Kiev. Svitlana earned her U.S. J.D. from University of New Mexico School of Law in 2016, where she worked as a clinical law student in the Business and Tax Clinic.

Education:

University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 2016
Odessa National Academy of Law, J.D., 2002
Ukrainian Financial Economic Institute, U.S. Bachelor of Arts-Equivalent Degree with Honors, Law, Kiev, Ukraine, 2000
College of Law at Nikolaev Pedagogical Institute, U.S. Bachelor of Arts-Equivalent degree, Law, Nikolaev, Ukraine, 1997

Selected Work Experience:

Peacock Law P.C., Albuquerque, NM
Attorney, October 2017 – present
Law Clerk, August 2014 – October 2017

Prepared for trials, compiled exhibits and other supporting documents; researched and gathered data, analyzed client issues, conducted legal research and writing, drafted memoranda and other legal documents, and analyzed contractual agreements.

Intellectual Property Paralegal, September 2011 – August 2014

Handled large caseload of intellectual property matters—patents, trademarks, and copyrights—in areas of materials science, chemical, mechanical, electrical, optics, computer, biotechnology, and environmental technologies; prepared status reports, conducted electronic searches, researched technical references, patents, trademarks, and legal matters.

Modrall, Sperling, Roehl, Harris & Sisk P.A., Albuquerque, NM
Litigation Paralegal, April 2011 – September 2011

Organized documents and coordinated document productions; conducted various document searches and factual research; prepared for and attended depositions; acted as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies; prepared for trials; member of Natural Resource and Water Rights Group; assisted attorneys and New Mexico public utility in regulatory investigation concerning weather-related service outages.

Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P, Houston, TX
Senior Intellectual Property Paralegal, October 2006 – April 2011

Assisted over 10 Partners, Counsels, Associates, and Patent Agents with all aspects of patent and trademark prosecution matters; solely managed, at paralegal level, intellectual property portfolio for Transocean Inc., one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, and trademark portfolio for Mars, Inc., one of the world’s leading food manufacturers.

Admissions:

  • Attorney, Licensed in New Mexico
  • Member of Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member of United States District Court of the District of New Mexico

Languages:

English, Russian, and Ukrainian

Professional Activities and Memberships:

  • International Trademark Association
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of New Mexico; Director of the IP Section of the State Bar of New Mexico (three-year term 1/1/2018-12/31/2020).

Interests:

  • Reading
  • Cycling
  • Snowboarding
  • Classical music, including opera and symphonic music
  • Visiting art museums

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