Diane Donnelly

Counsel

Diane Donnelly

Overview

Ms. Donnelly is experienced in trademark, copyright, and unfair competition counseling.  She has significant experience in inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

Ms. Donnelly represents clients in a wide variety of industries including motor vehicles, aerospace, financial, perfumery, publishing, clothing, food and beverage, household products and security technology.

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Before joining Leydig, Ms. Donnelly was a partner at the New York firm of von Maltitz, Derenberg, Kunin, Janssen & Giordano.

Ms. Donnelly was also a Private Sector Advisor to the United States Delegation to the Diplomatic Conference for the Conclusion of the Trademark Law Treaty in Geneva, Switzerland, and a Lecturer at the WIPO Regional Seminar on Trademark Management Strategies for Enterprises in Latin America held in Lima, Peru.

Education

  • New York University, J.D., 1985
  • New School for Social Research, B.A., 1981

Admissions

  • New York

Professional Affiliations

  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association
  • INTA (Chair, International Committee 1994-1996; Chair, INTA Bulletin Editorial Board, 1996-1999; Editor-in-Chief, INTA Bulletin, 1996-1999; Member, U.S. PTO Committee, 1999-2001; Member, Management Committee, 2001-2003; Member, Information Resources Committee, 2006-2008; Member,  INTA Board of Directors, 1994-1996).

Education

  • New York University, J.D., 1985
  • New School for Social Research, B.A., 1981

Admissions

  • New York