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Dean E. McConnell, Esq.
Founder, Managing Member + IP Attorney

Dean E. McConnell, Esq. is the founder and managing member of Indiano & McConnell LLP. Based in Indianapolis, he is an experienced IP attorney, patent attorney, trademark attorney and copyright attorney.

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DeanMcConnell-HeadshotCurrently based in Indianapolis, Dean McConnell, Esq. has extensive experience in all facets of intellectual property law.  Mr. McConnell started practicing IP law in 1995 as a law clerk for a boutique intellectual property law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  From there, he went on to serve as an IP attorney for Brinks Gilson & Lione, a nationally-recognized boutique IP law firm in Chicago, Illinois, and then at Krieg DeVault, a nationally-recognized law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana.  During his tenure at these respected law firms, Mr. McConnell gained unique insights and vast experience in intellectual property law and business law, ranging from patent and trademark prosecution to high-stakes intellectual property litigation.  After more than 15 years of concentrated IP legal expertise, Mr. McConnell launched his own legal practice to exclusively focus on IP law: Dean McConnell Intellectual Property Law in Indianapolis.

Throughout his successful legal career, Mr. McConnell has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications for clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.  He has IP law expertise in a variety of technical and industrial sectors including technology/ software, medical devices, electronics, mechanical equipment and clean energy/ green technology. Mr. McConnell has validated, established, protected, monitored, defended and litigated his clients’ intellectual property rights for products such as semi-conductors, digital circuits, wireless communication, telecommunication and analog equipment, software, mechanical equipment and components, and medical devices.

Mr. McConnell has extensive global experience in all areas of intellectual property with specialized expertise in litigation.  This experience includes conducting infringement and invalidity studies, assisting clients design around existing patents, representing clients before the International Trade Commission in connection with intellectual property matters, defending patents subject to reexamination before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and filing and prosecuting trademark applications both nationally and internationally. He has been involved in litigation matters that have included claims of patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and copyright infringement.

If you need help legally protecting your valuable intellectual property, contact Dean McConnell in Indianapolis. He’s one of the most experienced patent attorneys, trademark attorneys, copyright attorneys, intellectual property attorneys, trade secrets attorneys with refined experience in technical and industrial market sectors.

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Indiano & McConnell LLP Enforces Trademark Rights for Toy Manufacturer

Indianapolis trademark attorney, Dean McConnell, of Indiano & McConnell LLP enforced the trademark rights for toy manufacturer, KM Innovations LLC, by bringing suit against LTD Commodities…
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