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Laura M. Konkel



Laura focuses on all aspects of trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement. Clients value her practical and timely legal advice, and look to her for support with the following types of trademark selection and protection issues, both in the U.S. and internationally:

  • Clearance
  • Prosecution
  • Maintenance
  • Licensing
  • Due diligence
  • Enforcement, including opposition, cancellation and infringement proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and global courts and trademark offices

Clients also regularly seek Laura’s assistance with copyright registration and enforcement matters. 


Internet Experience

Laura has considerable experience with domain name disputes and counsels clients on Internet-related intellectual property matters. She has successfully represented clients in arbitration proceedings under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS). She also regularly assists with: 

  • Strategic acquisition and registration of domain names
  • Effective management of domain portfolios
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights on social media
  • Keyword advertising

Honors & Recognitions

  • The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals - World Trademark Review 1000, 2021
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund Advancement in Animal Law Pro Bono Achievement Award, 2019

Professional Activities

  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member, Intellectual Property Owner's Association (IPO), U.S. Trademark Office Practice Committee
  • INTA Internet Committee, 2016-2017



Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Heartland Farm Sanctuary



Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Heartland Farm Sanctuary
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