Lynn M Jordan

Partner at Kelly IP

Lynn M Jordan is a talented strategist who has devoted herself to representing clients in all aspects of trademark law. She is particularly adept at helping clients understand the business and legal risks associated with the adoption, use and registration of trademarks. She is recognised for her expertise in handling trademark matters for major entertainment, news and media companies, particularly regarding the interplay between trademark law and the First Amendment, and is the author of two leading articles on the topic. Ms Jordan has handled countless clearance, prosecution and enforcement matters involving trademarks used as titles of, or elements in, motion pictures, television programmes, books and video games, as well as collateral merchandise associated with these properties.

She has been recognised as a top trademark practitioner by World Trademark Review (WTR) and Managing Intellectual Property and is the recipient of a Burton Award for excellence in legal writing. Ms Jordan has been named:

  • one of Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP (2014-2020);
  • as a top Washington DC-area lawyer for non-contentious work by WTR 1000 (2013-2020);
  • in Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides: Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Lawyers (2014, 2016 and 2018);
  • as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property (2014-2020); and
  • as a recommended trademark lawyer by The Legal 500 (2014-2020). 

Ms Jordan is an active member of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms, where she serves on the board of directors and as vice president and chair of the Annual Meeting Committee. She is also active with the American Bar Association’s Communications Law Forum. Prior to co-founding Kelly IP, Ms Jordan practised for nearly 15 years with a large IP firm.

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Kelly IP
1300 19th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States

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