Anne Shannon is an intellectual property lawyer focusing on trademark, copyright, and patent litigation. Anne is a highly motivated problem solver who assists clients with best strategies for policing, enforcing, and defending their intellectual property rights worldwide. She represents clients in enforcement actions in courts throughout the United States in cases involving trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright infringement, false advertising, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets, as well as opposition and cancellation actions before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also counsels clients on the use and enforcement of trademarks on the internet and on managing their brands including all aspects of trademark clearance, prosecution, and maintenance.
A seasoned litigator, Anne also has experience with toxic tort, pharmaceutical litigation, insurance defense, and employment law matters. She handles all aspects of litigation including regularly conducting depositions, pretrial motions, drafting and responding to discovery, document analysis, dispositive motions, expert surveys and reports, and trial preparation.
Additionally, Anne is committed to her pro bono practice. She takes on immigration cases and represents clients in asylum proceedings.
Anne currently serves as president of Marist College’s Boston Chapter and is on the Alumni Executive Board for Marist College. While in law school, Anne interned for the Honorable Joseph N. Laplante in the United States District Court for New Hampshire, was on the University of New Hampshire’s Advanced Trial Advocacy team, and participated in the university’s Advanced Criminal Defense Clinic.
Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking, and traveling.