Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that the North Carolina State Bar has appointed Raleigh partner Will Cannon to its Trademark Specialty Committee.
The North Carolina State Bar only certifies an attorney as a “specialist” if the attorney meets rigorous standards for certification in the attorney’s specialty field.
In North Carolina, there are only 27 Board-certified trademark specialists, including Parker Poe partners Will Cannon and Chris Thomas.
Will has been asked to join the Trademark Specialty Committee to oversee the specialization process and evaluate new applicants seeking specialty certification.
Will is also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section. At Parker Poe, Will helps clients negotiate technology contracts and safeguard their trademark and other intellectual property rights.
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