Dorsey Congratulates Elizabeth Buckingham, Sandra Edelman and Lisa Osman on Being Named to the IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP

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International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Elizabeth Buckingham, Sandra Edelman and Lisa Osman have been named to the IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP, a new publication from Managing Intellectual Property that identifies the leading female IP attorneys in the United States.

Ms. Buckingham is a partner in Dorsey’s Minneapolis office, and former head of Dorsey's Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management practice group. She practices exclusively in the areas of trademark, copyright, entertainment, unfair competition and internet law. Her work includes brand management, counseling, prosecution, transactional work, implementation of enforcement strategies and litigation before courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Buckingham also co-authored a treatise entitled Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Practice: A Comprehensive Review, which was published this spring by ALM Media.

Ms. Edelman is a partner in Dorsey’s New York office and head of the Firm's Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management practice group. Her practice involves counseling, litigation and mediation in the areas of trademark and unfair competition, copyright and false advertising law, as well as extensive experience in brand name clearance, advertising claims review and licensing issues.

Ms. Osman is a partner in the Firm’s Denver office and former head of Dorsey's Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management practice group. She has extensive experience counseling clients in a wide range of business sectors. Ms. Osman counsels clients in all aspects of trademark protection and brand development and strategy across a large variety of industries including consumer products, financial services, telecommunications, software, and medical devices. 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, Internet and domain name issues, and infringement matters.

“This is a much deserved recognition of Liz, Sandy and Lisa and attests to the excellence of our Dorsey IP lawyers all across the Firm,” noted Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “Dorsey is regularly identified as one of the best law firms for women, and it is gratifying to see three of our women partners recognized for being at the absolute top of their field.”

The research for IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP was conducted as part of “IP Stars 2013” between June 2012 and April 2013, and is based on over 1,000 interviews and surveys by partners and law firms across the United States. Top 250 Women in IP aims to provide in-house IP counsel with detailed information about each of the 250 IP Stars listed in the book. For more information about Managing Intellectual Property's "IP Stars" and "IP Handbook" resources, please go to

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