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Connor Hansen

Connor’s practice focuses on patent and trademark litigation and related actions involving intellectual property rights. He has represented clients in federal district court, the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB), and the International Trade Commission (ITC). Connor also has a passion for pro bono work and has represented clients at the Social Security Administration and the Board of Veterans Appeals.

Julia Lisi

As an associate in Dorsey’s Trademark, Copyright, and Advertising Group, Julia works with clients in a wide variety of industries. She counsels clients throughout the trademark prosecution process, from selecting and registering to enforcing and monetizing the mark. Julia started her career as member of Dorsey’s Corporate Group, where she assisted clients in an array of capital markets, corporate finance and M&A matters. Julia leverages her corporate experience to support clients through M&A transactions, ensuring they get the benefit of their bargain when it comes to IP protection and capitalization. Julia is a contributor to Dorsey’s critically-acclaimed IP Blog, TheTMCA.com, which focuses on legal developments in the world of TradeMarks, Copyrights, and Advertising. TheTMCA.com was named one of the “Top 50” law blogs by the ABA Journal in 2017.

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