Colleen Flynn Goss

Colleen Flynn Goss

Phone: 216.363.9132
Fax: 216.363.9001
Team Member Since: 1995
Practice/Technical Competence:

Colleen Flynn Goss is an experienced trademark lawyer and copyright practitioner, advising domestic and international clients, from small entrepreneurs to multi-national corporations, on management of intellectual property including, selecting, registering, and enforcing trademarks, domain names, and copyrights. She also provides counsel on transactional matters and disputes related to trade secrets, false advertising, trademarks, and copyrights.

Overseeing the worldwide trademark assets of a major health care provider as well as several consumer products and manufacturing companies is the keystone of Ms. Goss’ practice. She works with our clients to understand their risk tolerance and develop practical approaches for maintaining and enforcing their intellectual property assets on both a domestic and worldwide level.

Prior to joining Fay Sharpe in 1995, Ms. Goss spent five years in private practice with a large Cleveland law firm concentrating on mergers and acquisitions and securities law and ten years as in house counsel for Cleveland based, publicly traded corporations.


Member Ohio Bar; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Cleveland & American Intellectual Property Law Associations
  • International Trademark Association
  • Tufts University (B.A., Economics, 1977)
  • Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1980)
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