Our Team

Clarissa L. Toth

Clarissa focuses her practice on creating, maintaining, and enforcing trademark rights in the United States and abroad. She manages global portfolios assisting clients with prosecuting and maintaining their trademarks. Clarissa also handles proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board including appeals, oppositions, and cancellations. Additionally, she has considerable experience bringing domain name disputes before the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Clarissa graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. During law school, Clarissa served as Alumni Chair and Research Editor on the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, presided as President of Pitt Law Women’s Association, and was a member of the Pitt Law Mock Trial Team. She also won several awards including The National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award, American Law Institute CLE 2019 Scholarship & Leadership Award, and induction into The Order of the Coif and The Order of Barristers.

Prior to joining IPLA, Clarissa practiced at a large international law firm where she focused on trademark prosecution, enforcement, and litigation.

Admissions
• The State Bar of Pennsylvania
• United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Education
• B.A. Philosophy, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, summa cum laude
• J.D. University of Pittsburgh School of Law, magna cum laude