About Anne

Anne Glazer is a leading intellectual property, marketing, distribution, and food/beverage/cosmetics attorney. 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.


As stated by an intellectual property client, “Anne is responsive, flexible, thoughtful, and a great pleasure to work with.” (Chambers USA)

Anne Glazer stands out for her tactical acumen, collaborative style, and cost effectiveness.”

Thorough, articulate, and great at getting even opposing parties on board with her viewpoints.” (World Trademark Review, The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals)


  • 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 past co-chair of 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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  • 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.
  • Submitted comments on behalf of a food manufacturer to the proposed Food & Drug Administration revisions of the Nutrition Panel.
  • Representation of 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.
  • Intellectual property counsel for several cosmetics and household products brands.
  • Representation of 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trademark counsel for an Oscar-winning producer of feature films.
  • Trademark and copyright counsel for a major manufacturer of electronic display solutions.
  • Representation of a leading pattern recognition software company in the negotiating and drafting of a major customer agreement.
  • Representation of 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 & Activities

  • Grant Advisory Committee, Northwest Cider Association, 2021
  • Adjunct Professor, Food Law & Policy, Lewis & Clark Law School, 2016
  • Recreational Marijuana Rules Advisory Technical Subcommittee-Packaging, Oregon Liquor Control Commission, 2015
  • Publications Committee, International Trademark Association, 2010–2012
  • International Trademark Association, Model State Trademark Bill Subcommittee, 2006–2009. Led passage of new Oregon trademark statute.
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® (Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Advertising Law, Food and Beverage Law), 2002–2024
  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Oregon) by Chambers USA (Intellectual Property), 2010–2023
  • Listed in Oregon Super Lawyers® (Intellectual Property, Food and Drugs), 2006–2020, 2023
  • Named by Best Lawyers® as Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Portland, 2012, 2017 and 2024; and Copyright Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Portland, 2019
  • Recognized in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, 2018–2023
  • Named to World Trademark Review’s WTR Global Leaders: Private Practice, 2022–2023
  • Listed in World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000 – the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2011–2024
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Insights & Presentations

Insights & Presentations

  • “Marketing Shoe ‘Sustainability’—What you can, cannot, and shouldn’t say about your sustainable shoes,” FDRA Digital Shoe Sustainability Summit, webinar, September 4, 2020
  • Moderator, “Small Group Tabletop Discussion: Intellectual Property,” Entrepreneurs in the Food Chain, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR, February 8, 2019
  • “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

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