RAJ ABHYANKER, is the founding partner of LegalForce RAPC Worldwide. Raj is a winner of the American Bar Association Legal Rebel award, and the Fastcase 50 Legal Innovation Award. In addition, Raj was an economic policy adviser to the Chief Technology Officer of the United States White House for the America Invents Act, and invited speaker at the Association of California Bar Associations conference, and an invited speaker at the U.S. District Court (9th district) Judge Aiken conference on Innovations in Law, Science, & Technology. He has been quoted in the ABA Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Fox News, and Fast Company magazine. (Most recent posts by Raj.)
HEATHER A. SAPP, is the Senior Trademark Attorney at LegalForce RAPC. Prior to joining LegalForce, Heather was a Trademark Examining Attorney at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for more than a decade. Prior to joining the USPTO, she was a Legal Fellow for the House of Representatives IP Subcommittee. She is also a popular speaker on the writers’ conference circuit, speaking on intellectual property issues for authors under her Young Adult fiction pen name, Amanda Brice. (Most recent posts by Heather.)
RUTH KHALSA, is a Trademark Attorney at LegalForce RAPC Worldwide. She has a broad-based litigation experience representing employers, business owners, and individuals in arbitrations and federal or state lawsuits involving contract disputes, employment claims, business torts, trademark and licensing issues, real estate matters, and securities. Ruth received her J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC, where she was Staff Editor of Duke’s Law Journal. She graduated with a B.F.A. – Piano Performance, Early 20th Century Russian emphasis (magna cum laude) from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. (Most recent posts by Ruth.)
RENUKA RAJAN, is a NY-licensed trademark attorney in the Nagpur office at LegalForce RAPC. She specializes in trademarks, copyrights, and office action responses. Renuka received her B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) degree from National Law University, Delhi and her LL.M. in IP from the George Washington University Law School (Washington, DC), where she was also a Thomas Buergenthal Scholar. When she is not busy advising her clients, she’s usually found either in the gym or singing along to different songs on her guitar with the same six chords. She is an avid Harry Potter fan and is always up for a healthy argument.
(Most recent posts by Renuka.)
CHELSEA WOLD, is a law clerk for LegalForce RAPC. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University in May 2016. On the personal side, Chelsea has her own blog that she started as a journalism major in college. (Most recent posts by Chelsea.)