Patty Hogan's practice is concentrated in the area of intellectual property. She has had extensive experience prosecuting trademarks in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and in litigating trademark, copyright, false advertisement and unfair competition matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Patty has taught trademark law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and served as an adjunct professor at the College of Mount St. Joseph. She has also provided expert opinions in trademark litigation. 

Representative Work

Protected the MR. CLEAN® trademark for Procter & Gamble

Secured for Cintas Corporation the “” domain name that had been registered by a cyberpirate

Professional and Community Involvement

Cincinnati Bar Association

Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association

Clermont County Bar Association

International Trademark Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

Named "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property magazine, 2013; Listed in "IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP", 2013

Named the “Cincinnati Best Lawyers’ Copyright Law Lawyer of the Year,” 2012

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America

Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, 2004-2012

Named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2007-2013

Named one of the Top 50 Women Ohio Super Lawyers in Ohio and one of the Top 25 Women Ohio Super Lawyers in Cincinnati, 2007, 2008

Nominated by peers as one of the world's leading practitioners in Who's Who Legal USA: Trademarks 2006

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

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  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio


J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1989, Law Review, Order of the Coif

B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1971

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