Courtney M. Alvarez is the founder of CMA Trademarks, LLC, a boutique law firm providing high-quality, cost-effective legal services to clients seeking federal trademark protection. Courtney uses her decade-plus experience as a Trademark Examining Attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to help clients successfully register their brand names, logos, and slogans. During her time at the USPTO, Courtney wrote statutory refusals and appellate briefs and reviewed over ten-thousand trademark applications. She leverages this experience to help her clients register and protect their trademarks. Courtney earned a B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she also received an Intellectual Property Law Certificate.