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Molly R. Littman

Molly Littman represents clients on a wide range of intellectual property enforcement issues, focusing primarily on trademark, copyright, patent, and trade secret litigation. She frequently represents clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and has successfully obtained transfer decisions in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution (UDRP) proceedings. Molly also provides strategic advice to clients regarding brand management and protection, trademark and copyright development and registration, and matters regarding social media.

While attending William Mitchell College of Law, Molly served as editor-in-chief of Cybaris®, William Mitchell’s intellectual property law review and as an associate editor of the William Mitchell Law Review. Before joining Lathrop GPM, Molly was a law clerk in Gray Plant Mooty’s Intellectual Property, Technology & Privacy Practice Group and spent a summer in the summer associates program.

Court Memberships

  • Minnesota

Honors

  • “North Star Lawyers,” Minnesota State Bar Association, 2018

Professional Affiliations

  • The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Arts and Entertainment Section
  • International Trademark Association

Community Involvement

  • Federal Bar Association, Mentor
  • Federal Bar Association, Law School Outreach Committee
  • Springboard for the Arts, Volunteer Attorney
  • The Advocates for Human Rights, Volunteer Attorney
  • Twin Cities Film Fest, Board Member

Publications

  • "Circumventing Subscription Requirements Can Cost Big Bucks ," entreVIEW Blog, March 28, 2019
  • “Patent Jobs and the Myth of the Employment Hypothesis,” co-author, to be published in Cybaris®, an Intellectual Property Law Review, May 25, 2018
  • “In Pursuit of Patent Quality (and Reflections on Reification),” co-author, Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 20, October 2015
  • “Where Have All the Patent Lawyers Gone? Long Time Passing…,” Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Vol. 97, June 2015

Presentations

  • “Advanced Practice Tips for TTAB Litigation,” Midwest IP Institute Seminar, September 27, 2019
  • “Let’s Talk IP Litigation & Best Practice,” Mitchell Hamline: IP is Everywhere, February 28, 2019
  • "To Tweet or Not to Tweet (or Post or Snap or Gram)," co-presenter, Midwest IP Institute Seminar, September 27, 2018
  • “The Coming Dearth of Patent Lawyers: What can/should be done?” Mitchell Hamline Spring Symposium on Patent Law, St. Paul, April 1, 2018
  • “Legal Issues in Social Media Marketing,” Senior Living NOW Conference, Minneapolis, August 1, 2017
  • “Litigating Trade Secret Cases: Early Strategic Considerations,” Mitchell Hamline Trade Secret Conference, St. Paul, moderator, April 1, 2017
  • “The National Lobby,” National Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Conference, Minneapolis, June 1, 2015

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  • Minneapolis

    80 South Eighth Street
    500 IDS Center
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

Assistant

Shannon Albright
612.632.3210
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Education

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2016, William Mitchell Law Review, Cybaris®, An Intellectual Property Law Review

Iowa State University, B.A., 2012