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The Miami office of McDonald Hopkins law firm expands, adding intellectual property attorney Amy Spagnole

Miami, Florida, (October 20, 2011) – Amy B. Spagnole has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC as Of Counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice of the business advisory and advocacy law firm.  She is based in the firm’s Miami office, which opened in April 2011 and is the firm’s second office in Florida.  Spagnole has extensive experience in strategic portfolio development, protection and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and domain names, merchandise licensing, and e-commerce transactions.

Representing clients across a broad range of industries, Spagnole develops cost-effective intellectual property registration and protection strategies designed to maximize the return on investment related to brand management. During her career, Spagnole has served as a partner in a prominent New England law firm and was the vice president and general counsel for a sports entertainment company. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Suffolk University Law School.

A graduate of Suffolk University Law School with a J.D., magna cum laude, Spagnole has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Florida, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

“We are excited to have Amy Spagnole join our Miami office. She adds her extensive knowledge and insight to our firm’s national intellectual property team and will be a tremendous asset as we grow to serve the South Florida business community,” said Raquel A. “Rocky” Rodriguez, managing member of the McDonald Hopkins’ Miami office.

Amy B. Spagnole can be reached at 305.704.3980 or aspagnole@mcdonaldhopkins.com.

Intellectual Property Practice

The Intellectual Property Practice at McDonald Hopkins provides a broad range of legal services to clients in all matters involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, intellectual property procurement, and enforcement.


About McDonald Hopkins

McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with an 80-year history. The firm is focused on business law, litigation, business restructuring and bankruptcy, intellectual property, healthcare, and estate planning. McDonald Hopkins has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami and West Palm Beach. The president of McDonald Hopkins is Carl J. Grassi. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit www.mcdonaldhopkins.com.