Faegre Drinker announced today that Olivia Clavio has joined the firm as counsel in the intellectual property practice group in Indianapolis. She joins from a boutique IP firm where she co-founded a beauty and wellness practice and was the co-leader of the counseling group.
Strengthening the firm’s global intellectual property team, Clavio provides experienced counsel to clients as they acquire, protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Her extensive knowledge and media insight benefits clients navigating a variety of advertising, promotional and marketing matters in traditional and digital commerce.
Clavio’s experience includes advertising claim development, substantiation, and defense of claims; drafting contest and sweepstakes rules; social media interactive campaigns; user-generated content review; co-promotional agreements and influencer agreements. Clavio represents companies before agencies including the Federal Trade Commission and National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureaus.
“Olivia’s unique background in branding and advertising, coupled with her experience practicing in several related areas of IP law, will be a great asset to clients and helping them set up, grow and protect their valuable brand assets,” said Jim Steffen, leader of the firm’s intellectual property practice. “We are excited to welcome her to Faegre Drinker and look forward to seeing all the ways she will benefit our clients.”
Clavio spent more than a decade in the IP practice of another major law firm, advising clients from Silicon Valley startups to Fortune 500 companies on trademark, advertising, media, sponsorship, licensing, trade name, entertainment, copyright, e commerce and internet law. Prior to her legal career, she worked extensively in media and advertising.
Clavio earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and Juris Doctor cum laude from IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.