Partner, Tonkon Torp LLP
Parna is a partner at Tonkon Torp whose law practice is focused on intellectual property, trademark registration and enforcement, and advising and litigating trademark portfolios for local, national, and international companies at all stages of growth. From clearance and prosecution to licensing and enforcement, her clients appreciate her comprehensive approach to protecting their intellectual property assets. Parna works closely with clients on the development of new brands and lines of business. She has particular expertise in the apparel, footwear, consumer products, food and beverage, cannabis, and education services industries.
Beyond trademark law, Parna has broad experience in a wide array of intellectual property issues. These include copyright law, right of publicity, trade secret, licensing, false advertising, and intellectual property contracting. She also has particular experience in the use and enforcement of intellectual property online in e-commerce and social media contexts.
Parna is co-chair of Tonkon Torp's Information Privacy & Security Practice Group, advising businesses on the management and security of personal data and the laws that regulate the collection, use, and protection of personal data.
Parna is a past chair of the Partners in Diversity Leadership Council, a member and past chair of the Oregon State Bar Professionalism Commission, and was the 2021 recipient of the Multnomah Bar Association’s Diversity Award. She is a frequent speaker on diversity, equity, and inclusion matters in the legal profession.