Attorney Bio

Kenan L. Farrell

Kenan Farrell advises clients on a range of business and intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, and privacy issues, as they relate to technology, new media and the arts. He has provided legal services to businesses and non-profits in international and domestic transactions, as well as litigation and litigation avoidance counsel in state and federal matters. Kenan is an Adjunct Professor of Art & Museum Law at his alma mater, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He will also be teaching a new course in Digital Media Law at the University of Indianapolis in Summer 2015.

Kenan is registered to practice in Indiana, Oregon and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

451 N. New Jersey St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-808-0000
kfarrell@klflegal.com

 

EDUCATION

  • J.D. – Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis (2003)
  • B.S. – Indiana University-Bloomington (2000)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Indiana
  • Oregon
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

LEGAL ORGANIZATIONS 

Indianapolis Bar Association

  • Sports and Entertainment Executive Committee  (2009-12, Chair 2011)
  • Solo and Small Firm Executive Committee (2009-12, Chair 2010)
  • Intellectual Property Executive Committee (2003-2007, Chair 2007)

Indiana State Bar Association

  • Public Relations Committee (2011-2012, Chair 2012-2013)

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

RECENT/UPCOMING SEMINARS

  • Safeguarding Artist Rights and Public Artworks – November 7, 2014 – Indianapolis, IN (registration info)
  • Social Media Issues in the Healthcare Industry – October 7, 2014 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Marketing Your Practice Using Social Media Ethically – November 13, 2013 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Donor Intent vs. Public Interest (10th Annual Jordan and Joan R. Leibman Forum) – November 1, 2013 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Legal Primer for Bloggers 2012 – Blog Indiana 2012 – August 10, 2012 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Representing Artistic Clients – Indianapolis Bar Association – July 16, 2012 – Indianapolis, IN (prezi)
  • Trademark and Brand Protection for Communicators – Indianapolis Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators – June 19, 2012 – Indianapolis, IN (prezi)
  • Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace – Employment Law Beyond The Basics – March 6, 2012 – Indianapolis, IN (prezi)
  • Social Media for Attorneys: How to Use it Correctly and Effectively Now That it is More Than a Fad – ICLEF – February 15, 2012 – Indianapolis, IN (prezi)
  • Social Media Tools for Lawyers – Lake County Bar Association – November 18, 2011 – Merrillville, IN (prezi)
  • Legal Primer for Bloggers 2011 – Blog Indiana 2011 – August 11, 2011 – Fishers, IN (prezi)
  • Social Media Best Practices – Richmond Social Media Club – July 8, 2011 – Richmond, IN (prezi)
  • Social Media 101/Social Media 201 (Workshop for Attorneys) – June 22/July 20, 2011 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Wired: Our Infatuation with Technology – February 12, 2011 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Privacy, Social Media, and Employment Law in the Workplace – February 8, 2011 – Indianapolis, IN
  • Social Media, Blogging & the Law – An Inbound Marketer’s Guide – November 24, 2010 – Webinar (slides)
  • Fashioning the Law of Design: Wearable Intellectual Property (7th Annual Jordan and Joan R. Leibman Forum) – November 9, 2010 – Indianapolis, IN (slides)
  • A Legal Primer for Bloggers – Blog Indiana 2010 – August 21, 2010 – Indianapolis, IN (slides)

PUBLICATIONS

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS