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Merrill J Baumann Jr

Corporate and incorporation Attorney at Portland, OR

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  • State Years
    Oregon - OR 25 years
    California - CA 37 years
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State OR
    Acquired 1999
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 37 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1986
    Active No misconduct found

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Merrill Baumann is Of Counsel at Dunn Carney and a member of the Corporate Counsel team. He also leads Dunn Carney’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice group.  His twenty-five -year practice has focused on corporate and transactional matters for local, national, and international clients in dozens of different industries.

Merrill specializes in representing clients with substantial intellectual property assets, including software developers, production companies, advertising and branding agencies, performers, and artists.  His work for these clients includes licensing and brand management advice (including trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement), along with general corporate, transactional, and M & A advice.  Merrill also has an active practice in the climate change field as general outside counsel to one of the nation’s largest purchasers and sellers of greenhouse gas offsets.  Merrill has a deep understanding of climate change-related laws, policies, and business trends.

Prior to joining the firm, Merrill was a partner with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in Portland, Oregon.  He also served as general counsel to, and corporate attorney with, Graham & James LLP (now Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP) in Los Angeles and Tokyo before he moved to Oregon.  As general counsel, he was responsible for all risk management, loss control and professional responsibility matters for the 400+ lawyer firm.


Merrill J Baumann Jr
851 SW 6th Ave Ste 1500
Portland, OR, 97204

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  • University of Southern California School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • Dartmouth College
  • AB, with distinction
  • 1981


  • Outside In
  • Volunteer
  • 2012 - Present
  • Dartmouth College
  • District Enrollment Director
  • 2009 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Metro Arts Inc.
  • Board Member
  • N/A
  • International Trademark Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Executive Editor, Hale Moot Court Honors Program
  • University of Southern California School of Law
  • 1985
  • Quarter Finalist
  • Irving Kaufman National Moot Court Competition
  • N/A


  • Climate Change—Litigation, Regulation and Risk
  • “The World of Carbon Offsets: What to look for and What to Expect”
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • Mamapreneurs Inc
  • “IP 101: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know about Trademarks, Copyright and Trade Secrets
  • 2009

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Portland Corporate and incorporation Lawyer Merrill J Baumann Jr
Merrill J Baumann Jr
Corporate and incorporation Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 37 years