International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Sandra Edelman, Jamie Nafziger and Lisa Osman have been named to the IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP, a publication from Managing Intellectual Property that identifies the leading female IP attorneys in the United States.

Ms. Edelman is a partner in Dorsey’s New York office and is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee and former head of the Firm's Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management group. Her practice involves counseling, litigation and mediation in the areas of trademark and unfair competition, copyright and false advertising law, as well as extensive experience in brand name clearance, advertising claims review and licensing issues.

Ms. Nafziger is a partner in the Trademark, Copyright, Advertising, and Brand Management practice group in the Minneapolis office of Dorsey and Co-Chair of the Firm's Cybersecurity, Privacy and Social Media practice group. She has over 15 years of experience in trademark, advertising, and cutting-edge, internet-related legal work. Ms. Nafziger’s practice emphasizes trademark, copyright, advertising and internet law, including acquisition and enforcement of U.S. and international rights in trademarks, domain names, keywords and copyrights.

Ms. Osman is a partner in the Firm’s Denver office and former head of Dorsey's Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management practice group. She has extensive experience counseling clients in a wide range of business sectors. Ms. Osman counsels clients in all aspects of trademark protection and brand development and strategy across a large variety of industries including consumer products, financial services, telecommunications, software, and medical devices. Her experience spans domestic and international trademark clearance, prosecution and portfolio development, enhancement and management, advertising and marketing counseling, trademark licensing, endorsement and sponsorship arrangements, intellectual property asset acquisitions, Internet and domain name issues, and infringement matters.

“Sandy, Jamie and Lisa are extraordinary IP lawyers and true leaders in Dorsey’s strong Firm-wide IP practice,” noted Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “This recognition is richly deserved!”