Amanda Conley is a partner at Brand & Branch LLP and Founding Treasurer of the National Cannabis Bar Association. Amanda has a diversified practice focused on intellectual property and legal issues in emerging technologies and in the cannabis industry, including trademark and copyright counseling, enforcement, and litigation; advising on privacy and data security practices; recovering domain names through Uniform Dispute Resolution Proceedings; and representing clients in district court litigation and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Amanda has represented a variety of companies including large computer software and hardware companies, cannabis-infused edibles producers, start-ups focusing on technology, cannabis, home design, education, and gaming, and a major grocery store chain. Amanda regularly speaks on advertising, compliance, and intellectual property issues, and at cannabis industry conferences.
Before attending law school, Amanda worked as a statistician for the Institute of Behavioral Sciences in Boulder, Colorado. Amanda co-founded the Bay Area chapter of Women Grow and her additional professional affiliations include the International Trademark Association, where she serves on a committee, and the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom.