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Shana L. Olson

Associate

Shana L. Olson

Shana L. Olson is an associate in Sterne Kessler's Trademark & Brand Protection Practice and the Mechanical & Design Practice Group, where her work focuses on trademark and design patent matters. Shana has significant experience in trademark clearance, as well as enforcement and portfolio management of trademark and design rights both in the US and abroad.

Prior to law school, Shana was a foreign filing paralegal at Sterne Kessler, where she became well versed in the mechanics of filing applications abroad and in global portfolio management. During law school, she was a senior paralegal and student associate at the firm, focused on trademark and design patent matters.

While in law school at The George Washington University, Shana was an associate editorial staff member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. Her student note, "Competing Design Doctrines: A Comparative Review of Design Patent and Trade Dress Functionality" was published in the Summer 2017 edition of the Journal. Shana received her B.A. in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.

Education

J.D.
The George Washington University Law School
B.A.
Foreign Affairs
University of Virginia