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Anna M. Rennich

Associate

Debevoise & Plimpton

Anna M. Rennich is an associate in Debevoise & Plimpton’s Litigation Department. Ms. Rennich joined Debevoise in 2020. She received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2020, where she was a Legal Writing Fellow and Senior Legal Writing Fellow. She was also a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Law & Politics. She received a B.A. magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University in 2015.

Recent Articles by Anna M. Rennich

Impact of Full Federal Circuit’s Design Patent Decision is Far from Obvious

Applications for design patents have surged in recent years, with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reporting a 20% increase in applications over the last five years. Design patents have become an important tool in brands’ intellectual property portfolios – and for good reason: where trade dress protection can take years (and significant resources) to acquire, with the right planning and timing, design patents are easy to obtain and offer strong protections for brands.