Deidré A. Keller
Professor Deidré Keller joined the Ohio Northern University (ONU) Claude W. Pettit College of Law faculty in August 2010 as an assistant professor. She has taught Property, Law and Literature, Internet Law, Legal Problem Solving and Analysis, and the Intellectual Property survey course and seminar. Her teaching interests also include First Amendment (freedom of speech), Copyright, and Trademark. During the summers of 2011, 2012, and 2013, Prof. Keller taught an Intellectual Property survey course for the LSAC DiscoverLaw.org PLUS program at ONU. The PLUS program is directed at undergraduates from groups underrepresented in the legal profession and who face significant financial and familial obstacles in their pursuit of a career in law.
Prior to joining the faculty, Prof. Keller practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia, with the firms of Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan, LLP and Seyfarth Shaw, LLP. She specialized in the procurement, registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights with a particular emphasis on trademarks and copyrights. Prof. Keller’s experience includes trademark portfolio management, counseling clients on matters including the adoption of trademarks, potential defenses to copyright infringement and issues related to litigating patent disputes. She has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in patent, trademark and copyright matters, and her clients ranged from individuals to publically traded companies.
Law & Literature
First Amendment (Freedom of Speech)