Lindsie Everett
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EMAIL leverett@mcdonaldhopkins.com

PHONE 216.430.2002


Lindsie is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department. She focuses her practice on all areas of intellectual property law with an emphasis on domestic and international trademarks, domain name enforcement and recovery matters, e-commerce and social media enforcement, copyrights, and information and emerging technology. Lindsie has significant experience with trademark selection, procurement, management, and enforcement. She also has experience assisting with all stages of transactional corporate law, emerging business services and corporate governance to mergers and acquisitions. Combining her intellectual property and corporate experience, Lindsie regularly assists clients in the development of business and branding strategies to maximize the value of a trademark portfolio.

Lindsie earned her J.D. and Intellectual Property Certificate from The University of Akron School of Law in 2016. She received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Dayton in 2013. While attending law school, Lindsie participated in the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Law School Clinic Certification program. The program allows students enrolled in select law schools to practice Intellectual Property Law before the Patent and Trademark Office.


Admissions - Court

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Admissions - State

  • Ohio


  • The University of Akron School of Law
  • The University of Dayton

Honors and Awards

  • Akron Bar Association, Leadership Academy (2017-2018)

Professional Membership

  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

Public Service and Volunteerism

  • Akron Area YMCA, Board of Trustees
  • Summit Special Olympics Athletic Club (SSOAC) – Brooke McMahan Memorial Swim Meet, Volunteer
  • Philippine American Association of Greater Lorain County (PAAGLOC), Member

External Publications

  • Stepping Into Mom and Dad’s Shoes: Succession planning for family-owned companies, Crain's Cleveland, January 15, 2019
  • Buyers should be wary of "copyleft" software, ACG Cleveland Corporate Growth & M&A, Janaury 16, 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Intellectual Property Basics: Navigating the Fundamentals of Trademark, Copyright, Patent, and Trade Secret Law | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Reel Talk: Trademark and Copyright Protection For Your Creative Work | Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    "Intellectual Property Basics: Navigating the Fundamentals of Trademark, Copyright, Patent, and Trade Secret Law", Urban League of Greater Cleveland, January 22, 2019