Paul A. "Dash" McLean

Paul A. "Dash" McLean: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2021 Attorneys)
  • 1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
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Dash McLean focuses his practice on branding issues, including trademarks, copyrights, and Internet-related intellectual property matters. He counsels clients on selection, proper use, registrability and enforcement of foreign and domestic trademarks and copyrights and has prosecuted over 3,000 trademark applications. Dash is experienced drafting and implementing trademark and copyright licenses, settlements, and coexistence and consent agreements and has devised comprehensive branding strategies for multinational corporations, and he frequently advises clients on brand development and the intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions including due diligence and agreement drafting, as well as Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) issues.


•U.S. and international trademark litigation and TTAB practice (oppositions and cancellations)
•U.S. and international trademark and copyright clearance, procurement, prosecution, enforcement and portfolio management
•Brand protection and expansion
•U.S. and international intellectual property transactions
•Intellectual property strategy and licensing
•UDRP proceedings
•Domain name acquisition, protection and disputes

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Co-Author, New DMCA Regulations: Existing, New Designated Agents Must Register Online , GT Alert, December 12, 2016

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

11.14.16 Maria Sendra Joins Greenberg Traurig, Breathing New Life into the Firm's Corporate & Securities Practice in Silicon Valley

05.04.15 Greenberg Traurig Welcomes Dash McLean to Silicon Valley Office


12.12.16 New DMCA Regulations: Existing, New Designated Agents Must Register Online

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Trademark & Brand Management

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
650.289.7890  Phone
650.328.8508  Fax
University Attended:
Stanford University, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University, J.D., 2005
Year of First Admission:
2006, California

Professional & Community Involvement

•Pro Bono Trademark Counsel to:
•INCLUDED United States
•UTOPIA (Jonathan Hursh)

Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Logitech International S.A.; Loot Crate, Inc.; Puppet, Inc.; Audio Design Experts, Inc.; Silicon Valley Community Foundation

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