Jodi DeSchane helps clients maximize the value of their brand through strategic counsel in trademark, copyright, advertising, social media and internet-related matters. 

Jodi represents clients in all aspects of U.S. and international trademark law, including:

• Global trademark portfolio and brand management
• Clearance searches and opinions
• Prosecution of domestic and international trademark applications
• Opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
• Resolution of interparty disputes before trademark offices worldwide
• Development of domain name strategies and resolution of domain name disputes, including arbitration under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
• Execution of trademark watching and enforcement strategies
• Drafting license, co-branding, coexistence and settlement agreements
• Due diligence reviews
• Managing and executing software license compliance and antipiracy programs

Jodi advises on trademark issues related to licensing, acquisitions and due diligence, and the specific trademark needs of franchisors. Jodi counsels a range of clients in various industries, including banking, retail, restaurant, human resources, consumer products, professional sports and franchising.


Bar Admissions



Mitchell Hamline School of Law
J.D. (2000)

University of Wisconsin, River Falls
B.S. Dean's List (1995)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association – Internet Committee
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Women's Franchise Network


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017-19
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