Rebecca Crandall is passionate about assisting entrepreneurs in protecting some of their most valuable assets, their intellectual property. As the only North Carolina Bar Board Certified Trademark Specialist in Western North Carolina and a registered patent attorney, she focuses her problem solving skills on helping clients to avoid and mitigate business risks with respect to trademarks, patents, and copyrights.
Rebecca works with clients from the early stages of brand selection through clearance, registration, defense, and enforcement, utilizing in depth knowledge and experience of the more complex aspects of trademark law that are often crucial to obtaining registrations and defending and enforcing rights. In addition to offering patent preparation and prosecution services, Rebecca provides thoughtful, straightforward advice to inventors and businesses regarding patents.
Outside the office, she enjoys instilling her love of craft beverages in the students at the Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast where she teaches a class on legal issues.