Banningan, Megan K.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | Partner

Megan K. Bannigan is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, based in New York, focusing on trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, false advertising, design patents, rights of publicity, licensing and other contractual disputes.  Ms. Bannigan has extensive trial experience, as well as experience representing clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the International Trade Commission. Recognized by Chambers USA, World Trademark Review, Managing Intellectual Property’s IP STARS, The Legal 500 and Law360 as a top trademark attorney and rising star, she is known for “translat[ing] complex legal issues into clear pragmatic legal advice.”  Ms. Bannigan currently serves as Counsel to the International Trademark Association Foundation, Vice Chair of the American Bar Association- Intellectual Property Law Trademark Division, Editor-in-Chief of the Landslide Magazine and on several other intellectual-property professional organization committees.  Ms. Bannigan, in addition, is an adjunct professor, teaching fashion, trademark and false advertising law at New York University and Rutgers University.