Allison L. Pentheny


Allison Pentheny assists clients in the areas of U.S. and foreign trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement, IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and domain name and website issues.

Allison brings more than 12 years of trademark paralegal experience to her work supervising small and large portfolios for clients in a variety of industries. She is well versed in all aspects of searching and clearing trademarks, and developing and maintaining domestic and international trademark portfolios. Allison coordinates and communicates directly with business clients concerning trademark and copyright applications and related prosecution documents, trademark and domain name watch notices, recordations and deadlines, and U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board documents.



  • Assisted outdoor apparel company with biannual application filings for obtaining copyright registration protection for website copy, as well as marketing and advertising collateral.
  • Performed high level clearance searches and development of filing strategies for several trade organizations’ new brands and logos.
  • Managed large IP due diligence projects and complex chain of title issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions for various clients.
  • Served as co-lead paralegal in the implementation and data conversion of new IP docketing software for the firm.

Memberships & Awards


  • International Trademark Association, Member
  • Oregon Paralegal Association, Member
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Member



Outside The Office