Lisa A. Osman
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Lisa A. Osman

Partner
osman.lisa@dorsey.com

Overview

LISA WORKS CLOSELY WITH CLIENTS IN A WIDE RANGE OF BUSINESS SECTORS TO COUNSEL THEM IN STRATEGIC LEGAL DECISIONS AROUND BRANDING, BRAND MANAGEMENT AND BRAND PROTECTION.

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 and diligence, Internet and domain name issues, and infringement matters. Lisa is known for her practical and business oriented approach to the resolution of legal issues.

Education & Admissions

University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1993)

Ohio University (M. Sports Administration, 1988)

University of Florida (B.S. Accounting, 1987)

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Experience

Representative Work

  • Global brand launches for a leading consumer products company
  • Diligence and acquisition support related to acquisition of large international retail chain
  • IP diligence and acquisition support related to acquisition of large U.S. consumer products company

News & Resources

Articles

"Savvy Leadership Manages Intellectual Property As Strategic Assets," Denver Business Journal

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey’s Trademark Lawyers and Practice Ranked in World Trademark Review
Eight Dorsey Lawyers in Denver Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Intellectual Property Practice in Denver
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Twelve Dorsey Attorneys Named 2017 IP Stars
Dorsey’s Trademark Lawyers Honored in World Trademark Review 2017
Dorsey Partners Charlene Krogh, Greg Tamkin, Paul Thompson, Lee and Lisa Osman Named to 5280 Magazine's 2017 Top Lawyers
Dorsey Nationally Ranked and Named Trademark Law Firm of the Year by U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
8 Dorsey Lawyers in Denver Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Multiple Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Denver
Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Thirteen Dorsey Attorneys Named 2016 IP Stars
Dorsey Partners Charlene Krogh, Lee and Lisa Osman Named to 5280 Magazine's 2016 Top Lawyers for Intellectual Property
Dorsey’s Trademark Lawyers Honored in World Trademark Review
7 Dorsey Lawyers in Denver Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 and Best Lawyers of the Year
Nine Dorsey Attorneys Named 2015 IP Stars
Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Multiple Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Denver
Eight Dorsey Attorneys Named 2014 IP Stars
Dorsey’s Trademark Lawyers Honored in World Trademark Review
Dorsey Congratulates Sandra Edelman, Jamie Nafziger and Lisa Osman on Being Named to the IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP
Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Multiple Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Denver
Chambers USA 2014 Ranks Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Dorsey Named One of Top Trademark Firms
Nine Dorsey Attorneys Named 2013 IP Stars
Dorsey’s Trademark Lawyers Honored by World Trademark Review

Select Presentations

  • Balanced Hours: From Theory to Practice, CLI Diversity Summit, Panelist, March 2011
  • Balanced Hours in Today's Legal Environment, CCIE Diversity Summit, Panelist, March 2010
  • Something Independent: The Economics of Soul, Panelist on Forum presented to Snow Industry Association members, January 2010
  • Trademark Basics, Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Institute, May 2008
  • Trademark Basics, Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Institute, April 2005
  • Recent Trademark Cases and Legislation, Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Institute, June 2004
  • Madrid Pre-filing, Filing and Policing, Presentation to INTA Members, May 2004
  • Trademarks 101: INTA Fundamentals Presentation, Presentation to INTA Members, October 2002
  • Understanding Basic Trademark Law, Continuing Legal Education Session, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Trademark Basics, Firm Presentation, August 1999
  • Keeping Up With Trademarks, Colorado Chapter of American Corporate Counsel Association, September 1998
  • Trademarks: Why We Care/What They Are/How They Work, Firm Presentation, March 1998

Industries & Practices

Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Selection Committee Member - Something Independent Snowsport Entrepreneurship Award 2011
  • Member of The Committee for Balanced Legal Careers Advisory Committee
  • Partner Liaison for Flexible Work Arrangement Associates
  • Member of the Dorsey Denver Family Committee on diversity and inclusiveness
  • Former Department Chair - Dorsey & Whitney Trademark, Copyright and Brand Management Department
  • Board Member, NameProtect Executive Business Advisory Board, 2006-2009
  • International Trademark Association
  • USPTO Subcommittee – 2002-2010
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Colorado Chapter
  • AIPLA
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association

Accolades

Ranked in USA Chambers 2017 Leading Individual  Ranked In - USA Chambers and Partners 2016 - Leading Individual   
Ranked in Chambers USA 2015 - Leading Individual

  • Recognized as a Leading Practitioner in World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2014-2018
  • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” by Chambers USA (Intellectual Property), 2010-2017
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America© for Trademark Law, 2016-2018
  • Named one of 5280 Magazine's 2016-2017 Top Lawyers for Intellectual Property
  • Listed in "Top 250 Women in IP" by Managing Intellectual Property, 2013-2014
  • Recognized as an “IP Star” in 2013-2017 by Managing Intellectual Property Handbook
Lisa A. Osman