Alison Jarzyna
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Alison Jarzyna

Associate
jarzyna.alison@dorsey.com

Overview

ALISON HELPS CLIENTS DEVELOP THEIR BRANDS WORLDWIDE.

Alison provides counsel to her clients at each stage of the trademark process, from advising large multinational corporations about enforcement strategy, to aiding small, local organizations preparing to file their first trademark applications.

Alison’s practice includes developing international trademark enforcement strategies, trademark prosecution in United States and abroad, as well as matters relating to trademark dilution, trade dress, false advertising, technology and domain names.  Her clients come from a wide variety of industries including healthcare, agriculture, and aviation.

Alison is a contributor to Dorsey’s critically-acclaimed IP Blog, TheTMCA.com, which focuses on legal developments in the world of TradeMarks, Copyrights, and Advertising. TheTMCA.com was named one of the “Top 50” law blogs by the ABA Journal in 2017.

Education & Admissions

Mitchell Hamline School of Law (J.D., 2016),

  • summa cum laude
  • Hamline Law Review, Associate Editor
  • Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot Court Participant
  • CALI Excellence Award Recipient for Contracts, Copyright Law, and Arbitration

University of Leicester (MA in Museum Studies, 2013), Diploma with merit

University of Wisconsin (MA in Communication Arts: Film Studies, 2011)

Carleton College (BA in Cinema and Media Studies, 2008),

  • magna cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Industries & Practices

  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Technology Commerce
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law Intellectual Property Institute, Junior Board Member
  • Minnesota Opera, Tempo Board of Directors

Accolades

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  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2017
Alison Jarzyna