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Baker Donelson welcomes Susan Russell

Baker Donelson announces the addition of Susan A. Russell to the Firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Susan will join the Atlanta office.

Susan is a trusted trademark and brand advisor, providing domestic and international trademark counseling, growth, protection, and maintenance strategies at each business phase, and throughout the lifecycle and lifetime of a mark. She also works with clients on trademark, copyright and trade secret transactions, prosecution, enforcement, and litigation matters. She advises clients on international intellectual property law disputes, social media, online legal disputes, as well as right of publicity and advertising law.

Susan represents clients of all scale and from diverse industries, including technology, banking and finance, manufacturers, health care, government, entrepreneurs, real estate developers, energy resources, apparel and fashion companies, musicians, social media companies, food and beverage companies, and consumer retail and product companies.

She regularly works with clients on developing and implementing innovative domestic and international trademark and copyright enforcement strategies against infringement. Her extensive international experience enables her to provide comprehensive and practical strategies to efficiently and effectively resolve complex domestic and international matters.

Susan is actively involved in a number of organizations, including the International Trademark Association and the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section’s IP Transactions and Licensing Committee. She is an Inaugural Advisory Board member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Entertainment and Sports Law Section; a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s IP Section’s Trademark Committee; an Inaugural Atlanta Chapter Founding Committee member and Events and Programming Committee Chair for ChIPs (Chiefs in IP); an Advisory Board member for Georgia Lawyers for the Arts; a member of the Atlanta IP Inn of Court; and a pro bono volunteer for several organizations.


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