Inez Asante is an associate in the Intellectual Property Technology Practice Group in Baker McKenzie's New York Office, where she works primarily on IP transactions.
While in law school, Inez worked in the Education and Health Law Clinic where she provided free legal representation to clients dealing with special education matters.
Inez advises clients on intellectual property and technology matters that arise within the course of various transactions. She regularly advises clients on matters involving the acquisition and sale of IP rights for corporate transactions. In addition to her involvement on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings, she regularly engages in contract drafting for IP license agreements and invention assignment agreements.
Inez also advises clients in the brand management and enforcement space, focusing on trademark registrations and trademark opposition actions. Inez advises on compliance with laws and regulations that concern commercial co-ventures, gift cards, and SAG-AFTRA matters.
- New York~United States (2022)
- New Jersey~United States (2021)
- Rutgers School of Law - Newark (JD) (2021)
- College of the Holy Cross (BA) (2016)
Publications & Presentations
- Co-author, "The Slave-Free Business Certification Act: Bipartisanship Grows in Congress Around Aggressive Corporate Legal Obligations on Supply Chain Responsible Sourcing," Baker McKenzie's Global Supply Chain Compliance Blog, July 2020
- Co-author, Arbitration. Arbitrability. Sixth Circuit holds that incorporation of the AAA Rules into an arbitration agreement is "clear and unmistakable" evidence that the parties had agreed to allow an arbitrator to decide whether a non-signatory franchisor could enforce the agreement, Baker McKenzie International Litigation & Arbitration Newsletter, September 2020