Connor McGregor

Connor McGregor is an Associate at Finnegan. He takes a renaissance approach to his intellectual property law practice, which extends to litigation, specifically conducting discovery and legal research, as well as patent prosecution. He has a technical background and industry experience in structural and construction engineering.
While in law school, Connor was a student attorney for the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic, where he prosecuted a patent, filed trademark applications, counseled clients, and conducted patent and trademark clearance searches.

Before joining Finnegan, Connor worked for three years in the construction industry, focusing on heavy civil design and construction engineering.

Connor is dedicated to his pro bono practice. His work includes assisting with obtaining asylum for refugees.

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Marketing With the Stars of March: NCAA Athletes and the New ‘NIL’ Policy

Name, Image, and Likeness, or “NIL,” is the buzz word spinning around college athletics. In July 2021, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) adopted its Interim NIL Policy (“the Policy”) which allows, for the first time, student athletes to monetize their NIL rights without losing scholarships or eligibility. Fans love college sports and cheering on athletes who play for their alma mater or favorite school teams, which creates collaboration opportunities for athletes and brands alike. In an attempt to connect their products and services with college athletes—who are the face of a billion-dollar industry—brands are jumping on the college-athlete bandwagon.