Greenberg Traurig Welcomes Dash McLean to Silicon Valley Office

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International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues expanding in the Bay Area, most recently through the addition of Paul Anthony “Dash” McLean, who joined as shareholder in the Silicon Valley office.

Expands California Trademark Prosecution and Counseling Practice

International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues expanding in the Bay Area, most recently through the addition of Paul Anthony “Dash” McLean, who joined as shareholder in the Silicon Valley office. McLean focuses his practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, and enforcement. He represents U.S. and international companies in various fields including in the technology, entertainment, media, and retail sectors.

“Dash’s experience counseling clients with respect to brand management and protection strategies meshes well with our corporate practice and local intellectual property capabilities,” said Bill Goines, managing shareholder for Greenberg Traurig’s Silicon Valley. “He is an exceptional attorney whose knowledge and experience offers the level of quality to which our clients are accustomed.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Dash and his extensive experience with branding issues, including trademarks, copyrights, and Internet-related IP matters,” said Susan Heller, chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Trademarks and Brand Management Group.

McLean counsels clients on selection, proper use, registrability, and enforcement of foreign and domestic trademarks and has prosecuted over 3,000 trademark applications. He is experienced drafting and implementing trademark licenses, settlements, and consent agreements and has devised comprehensive branding strategies for multi-national corporations. In addition, he has significant experience in online trademark infringement and domain name disputes.

McLean is the third shareholder to join Greenberg Traurig in Northern California in the past two months – following commercial litigators Howard Holderness and David Lisi.

McLean earned his J.D. from Santa Clara University and his B.A. from Stanford University.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice
With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012. The firm was also named a “National Tier 2” Law Firm for Copyright Law, Patent Litigation and Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP — California

In California, Greenberg Traurig offers experienced corporate, entertainment, government law and policy, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and taxation attorneys located in Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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