Biography

Anne works closely with the firm's Intellectual Property Group to manage and maintain clients' varied patent and trademark portfolios. Anne assists with the preparation and filing of U.S. and international patent applications, patent prosecution, payment of patent maintenance fees, trademark searching, preparation of trademark applications, trademark prosecution, trademark renewals, preparation of copyright applications, and managing and maintaining patent and trademark docketing systems.

Prior to her arrival at Verrill, Anne spent 12 years at a small firm in Portland. Her work was primarily with civil litigation and corporate law. Anne is a 2001 graduate of the University of Southern Maine, and earned a Patent Paralegal Certificate in 2016.

In her free time, Anne enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at her son's school, trying new restaurants, running, and baking.

Services/Industries

Education

  • IPlegalED
    • Patent Paralegal Certificate Course
  • Andover College  (Paralegal Certificate)
  • University of Southern Maine  (B.A.)

Firm Highlights

News

Verrill Again Honored for Commitment to Pro Bono Service

(February 19, 2020) – Verrill is honored to receive the 2020 Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) Firm Pro Bono Achievement Award, presented by VLP during the Maine State Bar Association Annual Business Meeting &...

Publication/Podcast

2020 Estate Planning Update

SECURE ACT What you need to know : The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act went into effect on January 1, 2020. The most significant provisions of the SECURE Act involve...

News

Verrill-law.com Earns Gold in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards Competition

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. Stay tuned...

Blog

Supreme Court – Updates for 2020

We are barely two months into the new year and already there are significant updates to the 2020 Supreme Court Preview included in our December 2019 Client Advisory (available here ). Below are updates...

Matter

T&D Utility Ownership of Generation

Verrill represented Emera in a lengthy case addressing the extent to which the Maine Restructuring Act prevents affiliates of a Maine T&D utility from acquiring ownership of generation facilities. In 2011, Emera sought approval...

Blog

SECURE Act: Change to RMD Trigger Age Should Trigger Your Attention Now

As summarized in our January 7 Client Advisory , the SECURE Act includes many changes that affect the design and administration of retirement plans. One of those changes is the increase to the trigger...

Event

Northeastern University RISE Expo

Verrill is sponsoring Northeastern University's RISE Expo on April 9, 2020. Our attorneys, Rob Hover, Dean Phelps, Lin Hymel, Beverly Hjorth, and John Powell, will attend and judge student's work, as well as interview...

Matter

Maine's First Private Natural Gas Pipeline

Assisted a large pulp mill secure legislation to authorize building a private natural gas pipeline that tapped into the Maritimes interstate pipeline to lower the mill's energy costs. To meet the client's schedule, we...

Publication/Podcast

Two Proposed Rules Aim to Increase Organ Donation in the U.S.