advanced search
search help


ipHandbook Blog

Your source for expert commentary on IP management issues.
Go to the blog



Editor-in-Chief,   Anatole Krattiger

Editorial Board

Concept Foundation


Fiocruz, Brazil

bioDevelopments-   Institute

HANDLER, Philana S

HANDLER, Philana S Photograph Philana S. Handler is an associate at the firm of Whitham, Curtis, Christofferson & Cook. Ms. Handler has worked in the field of intellectual property for nearly a decade since joining the firm of Whitham, Curtis, Whitham & McGinn in 1997. She received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the George Mason University in 2000. While an undergraduate, Ms. Handler was a member of the Honor Committee, as well as president of the Judicial Board of the George Mason University. Ms. Handler received her law degree, with honors, from the David A. Clarke School of Law in 2004. During law school, Ms. Handler assisted in the development of small businesses and nonprofit organizations; her duties included filing government forms, preparing contracts, and trademark work. In addition, during law school, Ms. Handler advocated on behalf of children in need of special education services.

Currently, Ms. Handler primarily handles trademark, copyright, and unfair competition matters, as well as litigation matters. She also heads up the firm’s patent annuity program. Ms. Handler is involved in a supporting role in patent matters concerning mechanical and biological technologies and also works on various contract and licensing matters.

Contributions       Show All AbstractsShow All Abstracts

Show AbstractAbstract Problems with Royalty Rates, Royalty Stacking, and Royalty Packing Issues