Megan Q. Peccarelli, Senior Counsel

Biography

Megan Peccarelli is a member of the Intellectual Property Group with a focus on trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, enforcement, and trademark litigation. She represents clients in all phases of litigation in both state and federal courts and agencies, including matters before the USPTO, in investigations, discovery, mediation and, when necessary, trial. Additionally, Megan advises clients in negotiations and agreements where trademark and IP assets are involved.

Before joining the firm, Megan managed an extensive worldwide trademark portfolio and all ensuing trademark litigation in the U.S. and abroad for a market leader in the motorcycle industry. Additionally, she worked with the company’s marketing and communication teams as well as their independent dealer network to ensure proper use of trademarks and other IP assets. She has worked as a law clerk for a U.S. Magistrate Judge where she conducted legal research and drafted decisions and orders in a variety of civil and criminal actions before the court.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Washington University School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • Emerson College (B.F.A., 2003)
    • Major: Writing, Literature, & Publishing

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Western District of Wisconsin
  • Seventh Circuit

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Centro Legal (Board Member, 2013-Present; Secretary, 2018-Present)