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Lauren G. Conners

Lauren G. Conners

Senior Associate

One Wells Fargo Center
301 South College Street
23rd Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
lauren.conners@nelsonmullins.com

Lauren focuses her practice on preparing and filing trademark applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office, counseling clients on IP strategy, and supporting litigation and trademark disputes in federal court and in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Lauren also has experience negotiating settlement agreements, preparing copyright license agreements, and advising clients on...

Lauren focuses her practice on preparing and filing trademark applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office, counseling clients on IP strategy, and supporting litigation and trademark disputes in federal court and in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Lauren also has experience negotiating settlement agreements, preparing copyright license agreements, and advising clients on trade secret protection.

Lauren G. Conners

trade secret protection.

Lauren focuses her practice on preparing and filing trademark applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office, counseling clients on IP strategy, and supporting litigation and trademark disputes in federal court and in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Lauren also has experience negotiating settlement agreements, preparing copyright license agreements, and advising clients on... trade secret protection.

Experience

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Experience

  • Regularly acts as a creative and effective advocate for clients seeking to protect words, symbols, or designs before the US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Regularly represents clients in trademark matters in a variety of industries including technology, laboratory science, and healthcare among others
  • Routinely assists clients in trademark infringement and trademark validity proceedings including oppositions and cancellations

Previous Professional Experience

  • Associate at an intellectual property firm based in Charlotte (2017–2018)
  • Legal Intern, Charlotte City Attorney’s Office (2016)
  • Judicial Intern, the Honorable Graham C. Mullen of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2015)

Educational Activities

  • University of North Carolina School of Law
    • Senior Articles Editor, North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology
    • Vice President, Women in Law
    • Student Practitioner, Intellectual Property Clinic

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, JD (2017)
  • Wake Forest University, BA, History and Spanish, cum laude (2014)

Admissions

  • North Carolina

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Communications Committee (2018)
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section (2018)
  • Women Lawyers of Charlotte, Member (2017–2020)
    • Board Member – Communications Chair (2019–2020)