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Anna B. Naydonov
+1 202 408 4427
anna.naydonov@finnegan.com

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413

+1 202 408 4000
Fax +1 202 408 4400

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law
    J.D., 2010
  • James Madison University
    B.A., Political Science and Government, 2004

Languages

  • Russian

Anna B. Naydonov

Associate

Anna Naydonov’s practice focuses on trademark and false advertising litigation. She routinely litigates high-stakes cases for some of the world’s most renowned brands before federal trial and appellate courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Ms. Naydonov has worked on winning appellate briefs, requests for injunctive relief, class certification briefs, and represented clients in jury and TTAB trials.

Strategic portfolio management and enforcement counseling is an important part of Ms. Naydonov’s practice. She serves key roles in managing extensive trademark enforcement portfolios for well-known brands, including in the apparel and food/beverage industries.

Highlights

  • Ono v. Head (C.D. Cal.). Secured a denial of class certification in a high-profile false advertising case involving advertising by Head of its “tour” line rackets in connection with some of the world’s most famous professional players.
  • Nuance v. ABBYY (N.D. Cal). Prevailed in jury trial, obtaining verdict that the plaintiff’s asserted family of software packaging designs was unprotectable.
  • Roshen v. Ferrero S.p.A. (TTAB). Prevailed in two actions before the TTAB for Roshen, a major Ukrainian candy maker; successfully defended Roshen against claims by Ferrero of likelihood of confusion and dilution between the FERRERO ROCHER/ROCHER and ROSHEN marks.
  • H-D Michigan LLC v. Hellenic Duty Free Shops S.A. (7th Cir.). Secured victory for Harley-Davidson on three consolidated appeals, affirming temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction, and preliminary anti-suit injunction against a former licensee.
  • Arredondo v. Arredondo (2d Cir.). Assisted in securing appellate victory for the owner of a major self-storage business in case involving ownership rights in the WESTY trademark.
  • Rolls-Royce, PLC v. United Technologies Corp. (E.D. Va.). Participated in a patent infringement suit on behalf of UTC; helped obtain summary judgment of non-infringement and confidential settlement. 
  • Argued and obtained a temporary restraining order and later negotiated a favorable settlement agreement for a client in a landlord/tenant case as part of pro bono work.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a Washington, D.C. "Rising Star" in Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers published by Thomson Reuters, 2014-2016.
  • Ranked as a "Rising Star" by Legal Media Group since 2015.

Professional Activities

  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition GMUSL Team, Winner of the 2009 Mid-Atlantic Super-Regional Competition
  • George Mason University School of Law Intellectual Property Law Society, vice-president of speakers

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