Grant Monachino

Partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Partner Grant Monachino focuses on managing domestic and international trademark portfolios, including the acquisition, clearance, exploitation, enforcement and strategic planning of these assets. He also represents clients in trademark infringement, false advertising, copyright infringement, right of publicity and other unfair competition actions in both state and federal court. Mr Monachino advises on, and represents clients in, TTAB matters and a broad range of other IP matters.

Throughout his career, Mr Monachino has provided clients with business-oriented legal solutions. In doing so, he has developed strong skills that enable him to understand client needs, help clients navigate the legal landscape and achieve client business objectives. This has resulted in strong attorney-client relationships, a mutual sense of partnering and, ultimately, new and ongoing engagements.


  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association, Trademark Committee past chair
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association


  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (JD, summa cum laude, 2003)
  • San Pueblo University, Madrid, Spain, summer programme (2001)
  • University of Mount Union (cum laude, 2000)

Court admissions

  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio


  • World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000 – Gold tier (2020)

Firm details

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
1001 Lakeside Avenue
Suite 990
Cleveland OH 44114
United States

Contact details

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