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-law.com Named “Best in Category” at 18th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards

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Matter

Community Service

Portland Regional Chamber, Chair (2012-14) Trustee (2008-16; 2019- present) Portland Community Chamber of Commerce, President (2019- ) Trustee (2016-present) Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Trustee (2009 - present) Project Green Schools, Advisory Trustee (2017-present...

News

As the Economy Reopens, Businesses Must be Aware of Possible Lawsuits

On May 11, the Bangor Daily News published an article, "Lawsuits may be next battleground for businesses as pandemic economy reopens," where legal experts give insight on the lawsuits to come as businesses begin...

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...

Event

Central Maine Human Resources Association Chapter Meeting: Flexible Work Options

Employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez will be presenting at the Central Maine Human Resources Association Chapter Meeting. This month's chapter meeting will focus on flexible work options. Tawny will discuss how policy impacts...

Publication/Podcast

FINALLY!!! . . . SBA Guidance on the Forgiveness Math

The Punch Line : On Friday, May 15, the Small Business Administration published a new form entitled Loan Forgiveness Application Instructions for Borrowers which, at long last, provides a great deal of guidance on...

Publication/Podcast

Juggling the Costs of Reopening and Litigation: Try Mediation

State governments are creating paths to restart their economies. Businesses desperately want to start generating income and put the COVID-19 crisis behind them. Companies and their management are closely studying the guidelines issued by...

Blog

Hand Sanitizer Relief for Distilled Spirits Extension

Matter

Political Service

Mayor, City of Portland (2005-2006) Portland City Council (2002-2008) Portland City Council Transportation Committee, Chair (2002-2005) Jetport Master Planning Committee, Chair (2005-2007) Greater Portland Transit District, Trustee (2002-2005) Narrow Gauge Rail Alignment Committee, Chair...

Blog

BABLO Issues Guidance on Reopening