Heather assists RPCK with her expertise in trademark and copyright matters, bringing to the network her skills in trademark selection, clearance and registration.

She is experienced in international trademark applications, drafting, filing and prosecution of U.S. trademark applications, and counseling on trademark branding strategy and portfolio development, among other trademark and copyright services. She has experience with a start-up and entrepreneurial clients at various levels of seed. She practiced law for over ten years in two of Boston’s top law firms before starting her own practice and joining the RPCK network.

Heather received an A.B. from Mount Holyoke College, a B.A. from Middlebury College, and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She is currently admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Virginia and admitted to practice before the state courts of Massachusetts and Virginia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1999)
  • Middlebury College, M.A. (1995)
  • Mount Holyoke College, A.B. (1994)

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia

Heather Balmat

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