Leah D. Leyendecker

Associate
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Support Staff

Shannon Albright
Direct: 612.632.3210

Leah Leyendecker is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Technology and Privacy Group. Her practice focuses on trademark, copyright, data privacy, intellectual property and technology licensing, and commercial agreements. Leah also advises clients on matters involving marketing and brand management, advertising, social media, domain name disputes, and internet sweepstakes and contests.

Prior to joining Gray Plant Mooty full-time, Leah was a law clerk in the firm’s IPTP group and spent two summers with the firm’s summer associate program. While attending the University of Minnesota Law School, she served as the executive editor of the Minnesota Journal of International Law, was a student director of the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, and served as a legal writing instructor.

Experience

  • Advises clients on developing domestic and international trademark and brand management strategy, trademark selection and clearance, trademark registration, and trademark portfolio diligence and audits.
  • Advises clients on copyright registration, licensing, and enforcement both internationally and within the United States.
  • Advises clients on the commercialization of intellectual property assets through licensing, strategic transactions, and technical due diligence.
  • Advises clients on compliance with data privacy laws by drafting internal and external data privacy policies.
  • Advises clients on compliance with advertising law, including reviewing advertising and promotional materials and drafting official rules for promotions and contests.
  • Advises clients in domain name disputes, including filing Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution (UDRP) actions.
  • Advises tech startups on a wide range of matters pertaining to social media, intellectual property, and privacy matters.
  • Advises clients on website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 
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