Venus Trunnel

Position: Associate Attorney

Venus Trunnel is a Consumer Litigation Attorney with National Litigation Law Group, serving the State of California.  Mrs. Trunnel’s experience includes representing multinational companies, municipalities, small businesses, and individuals in securing and maintaining Trademark rights in private practice and as a Trademark Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Mrs. Trunnel also practiced in all aspects of pre-trial litigation in Code Enforcement, Construction Defect, Copyright, Entertainment, and Insurance Defense.

PREVIOUS PRACTICE AREAS:
Entertainment
Intellectual Property
Code Enforcement
Construction Defect
Insurance Defense

ADMISSIONS:
California

BAR AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY:
Academic Committee, Co-Chair, Professor Membership Subcommittee International Trademark Association, 2018 – Present
U.S. District Court, Central District, 1995
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
San Bernardino County Bar Association, 2018 – Present

PUBLISHED WORKS:
Contributor, Patent Protection and Access to HIV/AIDS Pharmaceuticals in Sub-Saharan Africa, The World Intellectual Property Organization

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Southwestern University Law School, J.D. 1995
George Washington University Law School, LL.M in Intellectual Property, 2001

HONORS & AWARDS:
Recognition, Annual Settlement Conference Marathon, San Bernardino County Superior Court, 2017-2019

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
Panelist, “IP Law for Businesses,” Critical Mass for Business Podcast, California State University, Long Beach, March 14, 2017

CLASSES TAUGHT:
Adjunct Professor, Contracts, Legal Research & Writing, and Intellectual Property Law, Trinity Law School, 2015 – Present

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Volunteer, Food Bank of America, 2018 – 2020
Volunteer, Community Legal Night, Chaffey College, 2016-2019

LEGAL ASSISTANT: Ramona Germany
PARALEGAL: Tiffany Carberry