A member of Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team, Gina advises technology companies and financial institutions on a range of intellectual property, antitrust, unfair competition and advertising laws. A nationally recognized intellectual property litigator, Gina also advises financial institutions, high technology manufacturers, computer software manufacturers, media companies and trade associations on all aspects of intellectual property law protection, rights enforcement and licensing. She manages and enforces rights in large trademark portfolios for many manufacturing companies and financial institutions. She has litigated trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret cases in federal courts across the country. She has also represented clients in antitrust, unfair advertising, and franchise and dealership litigation.
Gina also has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry, having advised the credit union industry for almost 30 years, with extensive experience in counseling individual, state and federal credit unions, corporate credit unions, credit union trade associations and credit union service organizations (CUSOs). Gina is the head of the firm's Credit Union team.
Among her greatest credit union related client successes was representing a credit union in the largest-ever acquisition of bank branches of a credit union in the United States. She has also represented a number of CUSOs in attracting investments and in acquisitions. Gina has lectured and published extensively on credit union issues, including bank secrecy, IT contracting, CUSO formation and operations, and credit union governance legal issues. Gina also serves on the Board of Directors for an auto dealer and insurance CUSO.
Gina has lectured and published extensively on trademark, patent and corporate law, data security and privacy issues, and she has taught copyright law at the University of Wisconsin Law School