Anne W. Glazer

Anne W. Glazer

Partner
Portland, OR
Overview

About Anne

Anne Glazer is a leading intellectual property, marketing, distribution and food/beverage/cosmetics  lawyer. Anne handles the broad range of product development, branding, marketing, sales and distribution issues. She regularly works with clients of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. 

Anne works with clients to manage their legal costs through strategy development, prioritization, cooperation with in-house staff, creative fee arrangements, managing to budgets, and client staff training.

 

“A problem solver” - World Trademark Review, The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2016

 
  • Protection and development of intellectual property
    • Management of domestic and international trademark portfolios
    • Trademark clearance, registration and maintenance
    • Trademark monitoring, enforcement and defense, including domestic and foreign oppositions, cancellations and litigation
    • Copyright protection, registration, enforcement and defense
  • Trade secret protection and compliance
    • Trade secret protection programs
    • Nondisclosure agreements
  • Advertising and marketing compliance
    • Advertising compliance
    • Social media compliance and contracting
    • Contests and sweepstakes
    • Copyright clearance and fair use
    • Publicity and endorsements
  • Product labeling, including FDA and USDA compliance
  • Supply, distribution, sales and service agreements
  • Intellectual property and technology licensing
  • Resolution of trademark, copyright, contract and advertising disputes, including infringements, oppositions and cancellations, domain name arbitrations, and advertising self- regulation

Anne is a leader in the Firm’s Agribusiness, Food and Beverage Industry Group. She is a frequent speaker and participant in industry events and projects concerning food systems and policies. 

Anne welcomes calls or emails to discuss how she can help you address your business needs. You can also connect with Anne on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter, where she tweets on food labeling, advertising law and trademarks.

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Experience

Experience

  • Trademark and advertising counsel to a manufacturer of doors and windows with worldwide operations and a portfolio of hundreds of U.S. and foreign trademarks.
  • Intellectual property counsel to a well-known provider of daycare and early childhood education facilities in the United States. Managing an ongoing trademark enforcement program.
  • Submitted comments on behalf of a food manufacturer to the proposed Food & Drug Administration revisions of the Nutrition Panel.
  • Represented a top manufacturer of food decorations in negotiating and drafting a corporate acquisition, a joint venture, several intellectual property licenses, and numerous customer contracts.
  • Trademark counsel to dozens of wineries, breweries and distilleries. Ongoing defense and enforcement work, including Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.
  • Food labeling counsel to one of the world’s largest retailers.
  • Intellectual property counsel for an emerging Portland-based women’s fashion brand.
  • Intellectual property counsel for several cosmetics and household products brands.
  • Represented several apparel and retail companies in negotiating and drafting distribution agreements, co-branding agreements, trademark licenses, website development agreements, web hosting agreements, and other contracts.
  • Managing the global trademark portfolio of one of the nation’s most prominent dairy cooperatives.
  • Trademark counsel for a major regional health insurer. Cleared marks for several new companies, initiatives and projects.
  • Intellectual property counsel for several Oregon-based health care organizations, including negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts and technology licenses.
  • Trademark counsel to one of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers.
  • Provided intellectual property, labeling and advertising counsel to a mail-order and online food and beverage retailer with several well-known brands.
  • Intellectual property counsel to regional and national advertising agencies, architectural firms, designers, artists and authors, including supplier and customer contracts.
  • Intellectual property counsel to two Alaska Native Corporations.
  • Handled FDA compliance and supply chain guarantees for a new canola oil processing facility.
  • Provided legal advice on GMO labeling issues to one of the world’s largest breweries, one of the world’s largest retailers, and other food companies.
  • Intellectual property counsel to several major foundations and nonprofit organizations, including an international organization working to save African elephants and other wildlife from poachers.
  • Labeling and intellectual property counsel to several dietary supplement companies.
  • Developed Chinese manufacturing and supply agreements for several U.S. companies.
  • Developed U.S. sales representative agreements for a cosmetics brand, a prominent international apparel brand, and a gaming device company, among others.
  • Handling U.S. trademark matters for several foreign law firms and their clients.
  • Intellectual property counsel for an Oscar-winning producer of feature films.
  • Trademark and copyright counsel for a major manufacturer of electronic display solutions.
  • Trademark counsel for a publicly-traded producer of software, systems and services for the telecommunications industry.
  • Represented a leading pattern recognition software company in the negotiating and drafting of a major customer agreement.
  • Represented an emerging food company in a trademark dispute filed in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and federal court. Settled favorably.
  • Worked with U.S. Customs to prevent the importation of infringing wood products.
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Honors

Honors & Activities

  • Adjunct Professor, Food Law & Policy, Lewis & Clark Law School, 2016 
  • Publications Committee, International Trademark Association, 2010-present
  • Recreational Marijuana Rules Advisory Technical Subcommittee-Packaging,  Oregon Liquor Control Commission, 2015
  • Board of Directors, Food Alliance, 2011-2013
  • Board of Directors, Free Geek, 2008-2012
  • International Trademark Association, Model State Trademark Bill Subcommittee, 2006-2009. Led passage of new Oregon trademark statute.
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America©  (currently: Trademark Law, Copyright Law), 2002-2018
  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Oregon) by  Chambers USA (currently: Intellectual Property), 2010-2017
  • Listed in Oregon Super Lawyers®, 2006-2017
  • Named by  Best Lawyers®  as Trademark Law "Lawyer of the Year," Portland, 2012 and 2017
  • Selected for “IP Stars – Top 250 Women in IP” by Managing Intellectual Property, 2013
  • Selected as a leading trademark attorney in World Trademark Reporter WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2013-2016
     
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Insights & Presentations

Insights & Presentations

  • “Navigating Alternative Proteins in a Traditionally Animal-Based Regulatory Environment,” Food 2.0: Investing in the Next Wave of Natural and Organic, Pre-Summit Briefing: Developing and Implementing “Clean Labels” for Natural Food Products, InfoCast, Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 2016
  • Panel Moderator, “GMO or Non-GMO: Mandatory and Permissive labeling,” Food 2.0: Investing in the Next Wave of Natural and Organic, Pre-Summit Briefing: Developing and Implementing “Clean Labels” for Natural Food Products, InfoCast, Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 2016
  • Panel Moderator: “What’s Next? – Food/Law Fusion,” Food Fusion Conference: Law’s Sustaining Role in Food, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR, April 15, 2016
  • Principal Editor, Geographical Indications, Certification Marks and Collective Marks: An International Guide, International Trademark Association 2015 (updated regularly)
  • Program Co-Chair, Cannabis and Intellectual Property, Law Seminars International, Portland, OR, June 12, 2015
  • Panelist, “Developing and Protecting Your Brand,” Cannabis and Intellectual Property, Law Seminars International, Portland, OR, June 12, 2015
  • “Trademarks: What’s Different About Marijuana?,” Oregon Marijuana Law: A Legal Primer for Attorneys and Businesses, Oregon Law Institute, Portland OR, May 8, 2015
  • Co-Presenter, “Trademark Law Review,” Intellectual Property Law Review—Updates and Changes from 2014, Oregon State Bar, Tigard, OR, February 13, 2015
  • “Trademark Primer,” Craft Beverage Expo, San Jose, CA, May 7, 2014
  • Things to Keep in Mind When Marking Your Pot,” Law360, Feb. 19, 2013 
  • “Trademarks: Selecting a Good Mark and Preparing to Defend It,” Washington Wine, Beer and Distillers Law Seminar, Stoel Rives LLP, Woodinville, WA, Mar. 15, 2012
  • “Trademarks: The Legal Perspective on the Care and Feeding of Your Brand,” American Cheese Society Annual Conference, Aug. 27, 2010
  • “Trademark Developments in the Federal Courts: Year in Review-2009”; “Intellectual Property Review – Updates and Changes from 2009,” Oregon State Bar Association CLE, Mar. 11, 2010
  • “Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights,” Portland Chapter of Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, Jan. 4, 2010. 



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