Angela S. Kalsi | Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C
As a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property group, Angela Kalsi advises businesses and individuals on a wide array of trademark, copyright, artificial intelligence (AI), design, trade secret, and licensing issues. Angela’s experience includes working with artists, start-ups, and Fortune 100 companies. No matter the client, she adapts her skill set to tailor an appropriate and robust IP protection strategy. Additionally, Angela has helped her clients enforce and defend their IP rights all over the globe, including in cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and before numerous international IP offices.
When it comes to growing companies, Angela guides her clients in developing strong IP portfolios to best position them for their next stage of growth, whether it is a next round of funding or an M&A deal. From the buyer’s side, Angela is experienced in conducting thorough due diligence to identify all possible IP issues.
Finally, Angela advises clients on the evolving IP issues implicated by new technologies, including NFTs, artificial intelligence (AI), and large language models.
In her professional community, Angela serves on the leadership committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), where she demonstrates her knowledge in the many nuanced areas of international trademark protection. Angela also serves on a leadership committee for Chicago Women in IP (ChiWIP), where she mentors women in the intellectual property field.
Before joining Greensfelder, Angela served as an IP attorney at another Chicago-based law firm. She has a background in and passion for art, which lends depth to her understanding of the importance of protecting her clients’ creative output.
Rini Roy | Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C
Rini Roy is a member of Greensfelder’s litigation group, representing clients in toxic tort, product liability and intellectual property cases. She has a broad range of litigation and trial experience in defending corporations from multi-party asbestos-related personal injury and wrongful death suits, as well as mass torts alleging occupational exposure to benzene and diacetyl.
Rini has served on a team as National Coordinating Counsel and as lead counsel for prominent manufacturing clients where she was responsible for all aspects of case management, including motion practice, deposition coverage, coordinating and managing litigation strategy discovery, experts, court hearings, and trial preparation. Outside the products liability area, Rini’s practice has also included the defense of serious personal injury cases arising from trucking accidents and transportation losses, and trademark prosecution and enforcement for individuals and small businesses before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Rini offers realistic evaluations, advising the optimal method of achieving the goals of the individuals and companies she represents, whether through trial or resolution. Her responsiveness and dedication ensure clients can focus on running their businesses while she works to represent their best interests.