Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP Sponsors Women’s Bar Foundation Scholarship Award Luncheon
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP was pleased to sponsor the Women's Bar Foundation 2014 Scholarship Award Luncheon. During the event, the Women's Bar Foundation honored its 2014 scholarship award recipients and Cook County State’s Attorney, Anita Alvarez, the first female state's attorney in Cook County. The reception was held at the Metropolitan Club in Chicago.
The Foundation, established in 1966, provides scholarships, awards or other financial aid to deserving and qualified women for the study of law in accredited Illinois law schools and one stipend to a lawyer pursuing a career in Illinois' not-for-profit or public service sector. Marshall, Gerstein & Borun partner Maureen Beacom Gorman is a director on the Women's Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors, and in 2013 served as vice-present of External Affairs.
In her practice, Ms. Gorman works directly with clients to prosecute, secure and enforce their copyrights and trademarks. As a former trademark examining attorney, her invaluable familiarity with the inside workings of the United States Patent and Trademark Office offers a balanced perspective to better counsel clients in trademark prosecution, enforcement, litigation and licensing in the United States and internationally.