Rebecca Makitalo, Esq.

Experience: Rebecca is experienced in all aspects of intellectual property law including copyrights, trademarks, and patents. She is experienced in both the transactional and trial side of intellectual property law. Her practice includes preparing and prosecuting trademarks and patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board for various types of subject matter. Her practice also focuses on litigating and enforcing a wide variety of intellectual property rights.

Education: Rebecca graduated in 2014 from the University of California, San Diego where she received a B.S. in Biology. In 2019, she graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law where she received her J.D.

Bar Admissions:
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. District Court, Central District of California

 
 

Associations:
Ventura County Bar Association: Co-Chair for the IP Section
Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association
Federal Bar Association, Los Angeles Chapter

Publications:
“Embedded Instagram Posts – Infringement or Fair Use?” Citations, Ventura County Bar Association December 2020
“Judicial Vacancies in the Central District of California Predicted to be Filled by November, 2020” Federal Bar Association, Los Angeles Chapter, Winter 2020
Editor of the Cislo & Thomas LLP Monthly Newsletter

Personal Interests: During her free time, Rebecca enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and yoga.

Contact: rmakitalo@cislo.com