Partner - Venable LLP
Susan E Hollander is a partner in Venable’s IP litigation group, with more than 25 years’ experience in IP litigation and counselling. Ms Hollander helps high-profile and leading brand name clients in the technology, internet, retail, consumer products, entertainment, finance and healthcare industries to prevent the genericism and dilution of their brands. She has been responsible for several precedent-setting trademark decisions and jury verdicts.
Ms Hollander frequently appears before the US Patent and Trademark Office and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as district and appellate courts throughout the United States. She also manages the international trademark portfolios for a diverse range of clients in various industries and develops comprehensive enforcement efforts in protecting and policing IP rights. Additionally, she has experience overseeing trademark surveys and negotiating settlement and licence agreements.
Ms Hollander has been named one of the top women lawyers, top IP lawyers and top women litigators in California by the Daily Journal and was recognised as one of the top 250 women in intellectual property by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars. Ms Hollander has lectured extensively on trademark developments and trade dress issues. In 2007 she was an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she taught copyright law.
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