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Carissa L. Bouwer

Carissa L. Bouwer


Carissa Bouwer assists clients in protecting and enforcing their global intellectual property rights through development of global protection and enforcement strategies. 

Carissa works with clients of all sizes in clearing, prosecuting and protecting their trademarks.  Carissa regularly assists with the intellectual property portion of M&A deals and bankruptcy sales.  She also advises clients on sweepstakes, skill contests and gift card laws, copyright issues, advertising, social media, and influencer issues.

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law J.D., with great distinction
  • George Washington University B.A., cum laude, International Affairs

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Professor at UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Committee Member, INTA Non-Traditional Marks Committee