Dorne J. McKinnon-Rybicki is a seasoned in-house and private practice lawyer with broad experience in trademark prosecution, enforcement, and licensing, contracts, and litigation management.
She has managed and supervised trademark portfolios for clients, including advising on trademark clearance, registration, opposition, cancellation, and enforcement actions in the United States and foreign jurisdictions.
Previously, Dorne was primary legal counsel for the merchandise licensing department of a major American motorcycle company, where she drafted and negotiated complex license, settlement, and sponsorship agreements, and advised stakeholders on business terms and strategies.
With experience as in-house legal counsel combined with an early career in accounting before law school, Dorne brings clients an understanding of their comprehensive business challenges as well as cost-effective solutions.
Advised clients, including two global automotive companies, on trademark, marketing, domain name, and copyright matters.
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1993
- Michigan State University, B.A., 1982
- American Bar Association, Member
- Michigan Bar Association, Member
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