Kevin works closely with businesses in Maine and around the country on corporate issues, including organization and strategy, mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, and other commercial transactional matters. He has a particular expertise in commercial transactions common in the catalog and online retail space, including licensing, all manner of online advertising, print, paper, and traditional advertising. Kevin advises clients on trademark and copyright issues, including strategies for identifying and protecting intellectual property as well as dealing with claims of infringement. In any client matter, Kevin’s first priority is to help the client identify and then achieve its critical business outcome–developing and executing strategies tailored to that purpose.
Kevin is a leader in the catalog and online merchant community, serving as counsel to the New England Mail Order Association (“NEMOA). He handles trademark and marketing issues for L.L. Bean, Inc. He is as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine School of Law, teaching and guest lecturing on issues relating to trademarks, unfair competition, and internet law.
Kevin has written and spoken extensively on matters relating to his practice and is a co–author of “Eyes on eCom Law,” a blog that reports on legal developments of interest to direct marketers and online sellers.
Bowdoin College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1989)
University of Maine School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994)
Note and Comment Editor, Maine Law Review (1993 – 1994)
BAR ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Androscoggin County, Maine State, and American Bar Associations
HONORS & DISTINCTIONS
IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property (2017)
University of Maine School of Law, Adjunct Faculty Member (2012–Present)
Chair of the Maine State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section (2008 –present)
L.L. Bean, Inc. designated representative to the International Trademark Association (1998–Present)
International Trademark Association Roundtable Faculty Member (2010–Present)
Law Clerk, Justice David G. Roberts, Maine Supreme Judicial Court (1994 – 1995)
Board of Directors, Teens to Trails, a Maine non–profit connecting teenagers with opportunities to participate in outdoor activities located in Brunswick, Maine.
Board of Directors, Kismet Foundation, a Maine non–profit artist retreat and education center located in Yarmouth, Maine