Brooke A. Penrose

Associate

Boston, MA
D: 617.345.3287

"Practical legal advice grows out of a genuine interest in you, your business, and your goals and visions."

Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

Education

J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2010

B.A., University of Michigan, 2006

Brooke is an Associate in the firm's Intellectual Property group. She concentrates her practice on counseling creators and innovators of all sizes in a variety of intellectual property transactional matters. In her trademark practice, Brooke is experienced in clearing, prosecuting and maintaining applications and registrations as well as drafting and negotiating licensing opportunities.

Experience

Experience

Brooke is an experienced copyright attorney who has cleared publication rights, prepared registration applications, appealed application refusals, advised on DMCA take down matters, counseled on infringement and fair use defenses, and drafted and negotiated license agreements. In addition, Brooke has experience counseling clients through domain name disputes and privacy matters.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Massachusetts Rising Stars (2016-2017)

Association for Continuing Legal Education - Award of Outstanding Achievement in Publications (2016)

Ralph Colucci Award for Excellence in the Study of Copyright Law (2010)

CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Regulation of Insurance Transactions (2009)

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Past Member, Intellectual Property Department

Memberships

Boston Bar Association

Copyright Society of the United States of America

International Trademark Association

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

"IP Law: Know Your Rights in Music," Panelist, Berklee School of Music, April 2016

"Museum Law in the Digital Age," Co-Presenter, Boston Bar Association Arts, Entertainment, & Sports Law Committee, April 2014

"Mass Digitization, Generally," Panelist, U.S. Copyright Office Public Roundtable, March 2014

"IP & Creative Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Digital Environment," Presenter, World Intellectual Property Organization Seminar, May 2009

Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

Articles

"Defense Strategies In Billion - Dollar Software Copyright Cases," Intellectual Property Law360, June 2017

"Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," MCLE Data Security and Privacy in Massachusetts, November 2015

"Charitable Masterpieces: Tips for Artists and Collectors Seeking to Donate Art to Museums," Boston Spirit Magazine, September/October 2015

"Response to Copyright Office Notice of Inquiry Concerning Orphan Works and Mass Digitization," U.S. Copyright Office, February 2013

Resources
Brooke A. Penrose
Practices
  • Intellectual Property & IP Litigation
  • IP Transactions
  • IP Litigation
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Entertainment & Media
Education

J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2010

B.A., University of Michigan, 2006

Admissions

Massachusetts

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