Certified paralegal Keli Ewing joins McAfee & Taft

August 29, 2016

McAfee & Taft announces the hiring of Keli Ewing as certified paralegal with the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Her responsibilities include preparing and filing U.S. and foreign patent applications, trademark applications, patent and trademark responses, renewals, and copyright applications; handling maintenance fee payments for U.S. patents and annuities for foreign patents and applications; coordinating and preparing documents for intellectual property litigation in both federal court and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; preparing and reviewing intellectual property agreements; and handling research projects relating to all aspects of intellectual property law.

Immediately prior to joining the firm, she worked as a certified paralegal for a Tulsa-based boutique intellectual property firm.

Keli earned her paralegal certification (CP) through the National Association of Legal Assistants and a paralegal certificate from the University of Tulsa. She also holds an associate of applied science degree in photography technology from Oklahoma State University.

McAfee & Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal and serves clients locally, nationally and internationally in the areas of appellate, aviation, banking and financial institutions, bankruptcy, business restructuring and workouts, business transactions and finance, employee benefits and executive compensation, energy and oil & gas, environmental, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate, securities, subrogation recovery services, and tax and family wealth. The firm employs nearly 350 Oklahomans, including more than 175 attorneys, and has offices in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.