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Dawn Newton

Franchising Attorney at Oakland, CA

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  • Licensed for 23 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Dawn

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4
Practice areas
  1. Franchising
    50%
    Transactional and regulatory compliance; outside general counsel for emerging franchise systems

    21 years

  2. Intellectual property
    30%
    Trademark registration, protection and licensing, within the U.S. and internationally

    17 years

  3. Licensing
    10%
    Licensing intellectual property, brands and system know-how

    17 years

  4. Privacy
    10%
    Data privacy compliance, including GDPR and California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)

 

Location

Donahue Fitzgerald LLP
1999 Harrison Street
25th Fl
Oakland, CA, 94612

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Univeristy of California, Hastings College Of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996

Associations

  • American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising, Governing Committee member
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • International Trademark Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Legal Board of Specialization, State Bar of California
  • Commissioner, Franchise & Distribution Law Advisory Council
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Franchise Law Committee (State Bar of California, Business Law Section)
  • Co-Chair
  • 2006 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers, Franchising
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2013-2018
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Certified Specialist, Franchise & Distribution Law
  • The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2010
  • Future Leader Award
  • ABA Forum on Franchising
  • 2010
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Publications

  • ABA Forum on Franchising, 36th Annual Forum
  • Advanced Disclosure Issues
  • 2013
  • ABA Forum on Franchising, 33rd Annual Forum
  • Best Practices for Establishing a Franchise Compliance Program
  • 2010
  • Area Developer Magazine (now Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine)
  • Keeping Ahead of the Law
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising
  • "Oh No, They Did What?!" What Do We Do Now?
  • 2018
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising
  • Fundamentals 201: Drafting the Six Most Challenging Items in the FDD
  • 2015
  • Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley; May 21, 2014
  • Copyright Recapture
  • 2014
  • ABA Forum on Franchising
  • Advanced Disclosure Issues
  • 2013
  • State Bar of California, Business Law Section
  • The Essentials of Franchise Law
  • 2010
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