Susie is a paralegal who works in the area of intellectual property. She has over 18 years experience in trademark clearance, trademark prosecution, both domestic and international, and trademark maintenance, as well as copyrights. Her experience also includes trademark due diligence and correction of chain of title issues and assistance with international trademark opposition and cancellation actions. Susie has assisted in managing domestic and international trademark portfolios for a large food distributor, an international hotel chain and manufacturer of consumer products.


  • J.D. University of North Carolina School of Law
  • B.A., Political Science University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Sanford Institute for Public Policy, Duke University

Areas Of Practice

Create. Protect. Thrive.

Your Technology and Intellectual Property Assets Are The Lifeblood Of Your Business: We Partner With You To Protect Your Critical IP —and To Identify and Implement IP Strategies To Help You Thrive.

Professional and community activities

  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Member, Legal Assistant Division, Intellectual Property Section, North Carolina Bar Association


  • *Not licensed to the practice of law