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Kelly A Donahue

Kelly A Donahue

Counsel

Verrill Dana, LLP
Maine, U.S.A.

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Kelly assists small and large businesses in establishing and protecting their brands in the U.S. and in other countries. She focuses her practice on trademark portfolio management, trademark prosecution, trademark clearance and enforcement, copyright protection matters, and domain name disputes. Kelly has extensive experience in reviewing trademark availability searches; advising clients on the feasibility of adopting new trademarks; preparing and filing new trademark and copyright applications; drafting cease and desist letters, coexistence agreements, and settlement agreements; and handling cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Prior to joining Verrill Dana, Kelly worked in the Boston office of Locke Lord where she established a solid foundation in trademark law. Kelly also worked in the legal department at Under Armour, providing her with a practical, in-house perspective on the trademark and intellectual property issues that are most important to brand owners, marketing professionals, and corporate counsel.

Kelly received her law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly the Franklin Pierce Law Center). While in law school, Kelly was a Senior Editor for the University of New Hampshire Law Review. Kelly also traveled to China to attend classes analyzing current Chinese, European, and U.S. intellectual property issues at the Tsinghua University School of Law.

A native of Winterport, Kelly now lives in Portland, where she enjoys exploring new restaurants, cooking, and practicing yoga. During the summer months she can be found at her family’s cabin on Lake Moxie in the West Forks.

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

Education

University of New Hampshire School of Law (J.D.)

Bryant University (B.A.)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association
    Boston Bar Association
Blogs

Banking Law Update
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Welcome to the blog of Verrill Dana’s Banking & Financial Services Group. Our Group uses this space to post timely updates and commentary on developments in law affecting banks and financial institutions. We intend this blog to serve as a resource for financial institutions and others interested...

Lawyers on Tap
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The attorneys of Verrill Dana’s Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries Group are here to help your business navigate the complex world of craft beverage production. Our attorneys have the experience necessary to tackle the legal issues and allow you and your company to focus on doing what it does best,...

You Might Be a Winner
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Promotion marketing law covers many different topics, such as sweepstakes, contests, games, giveaways and coupons. It also includes cause marketing, an area that has proliferated in recent years, which includes commercial co-ventures, flat donations and sponsorships designed to raise money for...

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