WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McCarthy Fingar LLP announced today that attorney Milena S. Mishev has joined the firm as a partner. Mishev, who brings to McCarthy Fingar about ten years of experience in trademark and unfair competition law, as well as copyright law, will serve in the firm's Intellectual Property group chaired by Peter D. Aufrichtig.
As a member of McCarthy Fingar's Intellectual Property group, which also includes David A. Menken, Mishev will serve clients in a number of capacities, including business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, trade secret protection, and various other intellectual property and information technology matters. Many of Mishev's clients are based outside the United States, particularly in Europe. Mishev is also qualified as a European attorney, accredited to the practice of law in Bulgaria.
"We are pleased and honored to add Milena to our firm's roster of highly skilled and talented lawyers," said Frank W. Streng, a Co-Administrative Partner of the firm. "Milena's distinguished background in intellectual property law will make her an asset to our firm and our clients."
Prior to joining McCarthy Fingar, Mishev was a partner at the New Jersey firm of DeMont & Breyer, LLC, where she was head of the firm's Trademark Department.
Mishev received her Master's Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2002 and her Juris Doctor and Master in Laws degree from the St. Kliment Ohridski University School of Law in 1986 . She is admitted to practice at the bar in New York State. She is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the International Trademark Association. From 2006 to 2008 she served as a member of the Board of Directors of Soroptimist International of New York City, one of the non-governmental organizations at the United Nations.
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