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About Kimberly A.W. Peaslee

Kim is originally from the Portland, Maine area where she grew up sailing in Casco Bay. Kim earned her B.A. in Chemistry, cum laude, from the University of Southern Maine, and her Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry from Dartmouth College. Kim earned her law degree, cum laude, from Franklin Pierce Law Center (FPLC) in Concord, NH. At FPLC, Kim was a Merck Patent Fellow and the winner of the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation’s Donald W. Banner Corporate Intern Scholarship for her work with Merck.

Kim’s clients include entrepreneurs, experienced business leaders, artists and academic institutions. She assists clients on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including, patents (utility and design), trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and related litigation matters. Her patent prosecution practice covers a variety of technology areas, including chemistry, biotech, medical and scientific devices, optics, software, materials, and consumer products. Her design protection practice covers a variety of products while utilizing design patents, trademarks, and copyright protection.

Kim is active in professional organizations and in the local community. Most recently, she participated in Leadership Greater Concord and the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship programs.  She is currently a Trustee of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen and RB Productions. When Kim is not in the office, she enjoys the great outdoors with her daughter and two Alaskan Malamutes. In colder months, Kim can be found snowshoeing or working in textiles and metal.  


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Kim speaks and publishes regularly in a variety of areas of business and intellectual property law, including the following:

New Federal Trade Secret Law: Ten Things You Should Know
NH Bar News -June 15, 2016 

Does the United States Need a "Right to Be Forgotten"?
The Computer & Internet Lawyer – Wolters Kluwer Vol. 33, No. 5 May 2016

How do you select an IP attorney?
New Hampshire Business Review  - February 19, 2016

 Does the U.S. need a Right to Be Forgotten?
New Hampshire Bar Journal - December 2015

Enforcing Your Intellectual Property at the U.S. Border
Business NH Magazine -September 2015

 YODA: Device of Yours, Own It You May Not
New Hampshire Bar News - June 17, 2015

Pass the mic, but don't pass on the copyright
New Hampshire Business Review - March 20, 2015 

Copyright Protection: from Monkey Selfies to Cezanne
New Hampshire Bar Journal -Fall 2014, Vol. 55, No. 1 

"Intellectual Property Law: Settlement in Cariou v. Prince Addresses Fair Use"
New Hampshire Bar News - June 18, 2014