Amelia Pennington focuses her practice on complex intellectual property (IP) disputes and counseling, protection of intellectual property rights, trademark prosecution, and global brand management. Amelia’s practice also includes shareholder litigation: books and records demands, derivative actions, and counsels boards responding to shareholder litigation demands. Amelia has an active pro bono practice focusing on veterans, in particular discharge upgrade petitions, including a recent successful discharge upgrade petition to the Air Force Discharge Review Board.
Amelia is actively involved in the Boston Patent Law Association, serving as social media chair, and is also involved in the International Trademark Association. Amelia graduated valedictorian from her law school and is frequently asked to speak at her alma matter including being the keynote speaker for the Student Awards Ceremony.
While attending law school, Amelia was a research assistant for two professors and was selected to compete in the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition as part of a two-person trademark moot court team. Amelia also participated in the Honors Judicial Internship program, serving as an intern to Judge Denise J. Casper of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 2017.
New England Law Boston, 2018, J.D., summa cum laude, Valedictorian of the Boston Day Division Class of 2018, Dean’s List
Allegheny College, 2015, B.A., Political Science, Minor in Communication Arts, cum laude
Awards and Affiliations
Recipient, Dean Arthur W. MacLean Award for Academic Excellence
Recipient, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Full Tuition Merit Scholarship
Recipient, Trustee Scholarship (awarded to highest ranking class member)
New England Scholar
2nd Prize in Boston Patent Law Association Writing Competition (2016)
Associate Staff Member, New England Law Review (2016–2017)
Recipient, 14 CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, including Intellectual Property Litigation, Copyright Law, Trademarks & Unfair Competition, Evidence, Civil Procedure I, and Civil Procedure II