Kenan L. Farrell

Kenan Farrell is an experienced copyright and trademark attorney, having practiced law since 2003 and founding KLF Legal on January 1, 2009 to provide exemplary legal services to his clients. Kenan advises clients on intellectual property and business issues, including trademark, copyright, trade dress, trade secret, patent, and privacy issues. As an experienced trademark attorney, Kenan has managed the trademark portfolio of hundreds of clients, from small portfolios for SMEs to substantial trademark portfolios for corporations and universities. 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 regularly practices in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).  

EDUCATION

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


BAR ADMISSIONS

Indiana (2003)
Oregon (2013)
United States Patent and Trademark Office (2006)


COURT ADMISSIONS

Northern District of Indiana
Southern District of Indiana
District of Oregon
Central District of Illinois


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

  • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library (Board of Directors, 2009-2019)

  • Pattern (Board of Directors 2011-2017)

  • Indianapolis Downtown Artists & Dealers Association (IDADA) (Board of Directors, 2008-2013, President 2011-2013)

UPCOMING/RECENT SEMINARS

  • Intellectual Property and Advertising - Brewery and Distillery Law in Indiana – NBI – June 6, 2019 – Indianapolis, IN

  • Protecting Brand Identity Through Trademarks and Copyrights – Winery and Vineyard Law – NBI – August 10, 2018 – Indianapolis, IN

  • Intellectual Property and Advertising - Brewery and Distillery Law in Indiana – NBI – June 16, 2017 – Indianapolis, IN

  • Representing the Visual Arts  - Indiana State Bar Association – June 9, 2017 - Indianapolis, IN

  • Copyright in the Digital Age – Midwest Intellectual Property Symposium – ICLEF – November 19, 2015 – Carmel, IN

 

 

PUBLICATIONS