Elizabeth E. Powers Certified as Member of Lawyers of Distinction

Lawyers of DistinctionFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 14, 2017

The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Elizabeth E. Powers, owner of Powers Law Firm in the Monterey Bay area, has been certified as a member.  The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.   Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States.  Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history.  Please see the Lawyers of Distinction website www.lawyersofdistinction.com for further details concerning membership qualification.  

Elizabeth E. Powers is a solo intellectual property attorney practicing in Carmel, CA, at Powers Law Firm.  She has over 25 years of experience with trademarks, patents, and licensing/transactions, and has worked extensively with start-up technology companies in formulating IP strategies, obtaining IP rights, licensing such rights, and providing due diligence.

Ms. Powers is a published author in IP strategy, and taught IP strategy courses at Santa Clara University School of Law.  She was a Professor of Practice at the Leavey School of Business, where she taught IP and business law courses to MBA, MA, and undergraduate students. She frequently lectures on IP and U.S. law matters both domestically and internationally.

Ms. Powers’ work experience ranges from boutique IP firms, to mid-range business law firms, to large multi-national law firms, as well as in-house counsel at Bayer Corp. and general counsel at a start-up technology company. She is an angel investor with Keiretsu Forum, and is the owner of Wise Iris, which provides public speaking coaching and business communications services to companies and individuals, specializing in start-up company investment pitches and international companies seeking U.S. funding.

Ms. Powers received her B.S., JD/MBA, and M.A. from Santa Clara University, and has an LL.M. in international law practice.


Lawyers of Distinction shall not offer membership to more than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Lawyers of Distinction uses it own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as being within the top 10% of attorneys in the United States in their respective field. This designation is based upon the proprietary analysis of the Lawyers of Distinction organization alone, and is not intended to be endorsed by any of the 50 United States Bar Associations or The District of Columbia Bar Association.

Attorney Elizabeth E. Powers Re-establishes her Solo Practice

Powers Law Firm recently opened its new office in Carmel, CA, with the launch of its updated website. After working at Silicon Valley Law Group, attorney Elizabeth E. Powers is picking up where she left off three years ago as a solo practitioner.

“The name and my practice is the same, but Powers Law Firm now focuses primarily on the strong entrepreneur and investor communities in this region,” said Powers, an intellectual property attorney who focuses on patent and trademark counseling and protection. “Our website now reflects our commitment to bringing outstanding IP representation to these communities.”

Whether a solo practitioner or part of a larger firm, Powers is a committed, results-oriented attorney with a thorough knowledge of comprehensive technology licensing, patent and trademark prosecution, and copyright and trade secret counseling. Her 25-plus years of experience as a global intellectual property attorney spans a range of fields, disciplines, and clients.

“At Powers Law Firm, we recognize that entrepreneurs and investors have unique requirements for intellectual property legal representation,” said Powers. “Typically, we work with entrepreneurs to develop the best IP strategy for protecting their valuable IP assets, whereas we work with investors on their IP due diligence.”

About Elizabeth E. Powers, Powers Law Firm
Elizabeth E. Powers is a member of the California and Massachusetts Bars, and a registered patent attorney with the USPTO. She is also an active member of the intellectual property section of the State Bar of California. Powers Law Firm is a boutique intellectual property law firm covering San Jose, Monterey, Salinas, Carmel, and the surrounding geographic areas. For more information, please visit http://www.epowerslaw.com.

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