Anna E.Raimer


Houston + 1.832.239.3786

Driven to protect and enforce intellectual property rights, Anna Raimer works with clients to design and implement worldwide trademark protection programs, strengthen their IP portfolios, and resolve domestic and international trademark disputes.

Anna has significant experience managing international brands for clients. She counsels clients regarding the development and protection of intellectual property assets in industries ranging from personal care products to automotive goods to sports and entertainment services to energy. Anna oversees all aspects of trademark clearance, prosecution, and maintenance, and she advises on trademark and copyright issues in license agreements and commercial transactions.

Anna assists clients in policing, enforcing, and defending their intellectual property rights worldwide. She represents clients in enforcement actions in courts throughout the United States in cases involving trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright infringement, false advertising, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets, as well as opposition and cancellation actions before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also counsels clients on the use and enforcement of trademarks on the internet, and she represents clients in domain name disputes. Anna is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, teaching Internet Law.

Anna is a member of the Standing International IP Task Force of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law and a member of the International Trademark Association's INTA Bulletin Committee. She previously served on the board of directors for the Association of Women Attorneys Houston. Anna is a coauthor of O'Connor's Federal Intellectual Property Codes Plus, 2020-2021.


  • Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp. combines with Vintage Wine EstatesJones Day advised Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp., a TSX listed special acquisition company ("BCAC"), on its business combination with Vintage Wine Estates, one of the fastest growing U.S. wine producers.
  • Daikin acquires ABCO HVACR Supply + SolutionsJones Day advised Daikin North America LLC, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd. and the world's largest manufacturer of heating, cooling, and refrigerant products, in the acquisition of ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions, the leading full line distributor of HVAC and refrigeration systems and supplies in the Northeastern United States.
  • Twin River Worldwide Holdings acquires iconic Bally's brand from Caesars EntertainmentJones Day advised Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. in the acquisition of the iconic Bally's brand previously owned by Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
  • JinkoSolar sold two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Mexico to White River RenewablesJones Day advised JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the world's largest and most innovative solar panel manufacturers, in the sale of two solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Mexico to White River Renewables.
  • Universal Weather and Aviation fuel business sold to World Fuel Services for $170 millionJones Day advised Universal Weather and Aviation in the $170 million carve-out sale of its aviation fuel business to World Fuel Services, Inc.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • Biotheranostics establishes trademark rights for its BREAST CANCER INDEX and CancerTYPE ID testsJones Day is assisting Biotheranostics, Inc., a commercial-stage molecular diagnostics company, with the branding for its prognostic and predictive tests that support physicians in the treatment of cancer.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Cimarron Energy acquires Hy-Bon/EDIJones Day advised Cimarron Energy, Inc., a portfolio company of Turnbridge Capital, LLC, in its acquisition of Hy-Bon/EDI, a market leader in vapor recovery and emissions control solutions for the oil and natural gas industries, from Regal Beloit Corporation.
  • Zeavion Holding Pte. Ltd. contract assumed in Gymboree bankruptcyJones Day successfully represented Zeavion Holding Pte. Ltd., a significant trademark license holder, in connection with, among other things, the assumption and assignment of a significant trademark license and ancillary agreement from Gymboree to The Children's Place in connection with Gymboree's section 363 sale of substantially all of certain Gymboree assets to The Children's Place.
  • Newell Brands sells Pure Fishing to Sycamore Partners for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Pure Fishing business to Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.3 billion in cash.
  • Total, NOVA, Borealis form venture for U.S. Gulf Coast projectsJones Day advised Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, and affiliates of Austria’s Borealis AG and Canada’s NOVA Chemicals (both affiliates of the UAE’s Mubadala Investment Company) in the formation of a joint venture to build a $1.7 billion, 1 million ton per year ethane cracker in Port Arthur, Texas, acquisition of Total’s existing 400,000 ton per year two-line polyethylene plant in Bayport, Texas, and building of a new 625,000 ton per year Borstar PE plant at the Bayport site.
  • The Liverpool Football Club enforces trademark rights against Red Slopes Soccer FoundationJones Day defended Liverpool Football Club & Athletic Grounds Limited ("LFC") against claims brought by Red Slopes Soccer Foundation and related parties that an agreement between Red Slopes Soccer Foundation and a LFC licensee had not been terminated and could not be terminated.
  • Milliken defeats Kolay's motion for preliminary injunction in "Free Lay" flooring caseJones Day client Milliken & Company defeated a motion for preliminary injunction filed by competitor Kolay Flooring International, LLC, who alleged trademark infringement of the term "Free Lay" for flooring laid without permanent adhesive.
  • ICANN advised in connection with governance reform and transition of IANA functionsJones Day advised Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in connection with the successful completion of the transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions from the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration to ICANN.
  • TesTeachers sold to ExamFXJones Day advised TesTeachers, LLC in its sale to ExamFX, a division of Ascend Learning, LLC, a provider of online educational services to test, assess, and certify individuals for various professional services, such as insurance, nursing, financial advising, and others.
  • Texas Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists sold to Veterinary Specialists of North America LLC and its affiliatesJones Day advised Texas Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, P.L.L.C. in its sale of substantially all of its assets to Veterinary Specialists of North America LLC and its affiliates, part of the Compassion-First Pet Hospitals network and a portfolio company of Quad-C.
  • Alcoa defends claims of copyright infringement brought by newsletter organizationJones Day was retained to advise Alcoa, Inc. on its defense to allegations of copyright infringement brought by Metal Bulletin Holdings arising out of alleged unauthorized redistribution of weekly newsletters to which Alcoa subscribed.
  • Korean broadcasters awarded $66 million in closely watched DMCA digital streaming piracy caseIn one of the largest Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") awards on record, Korean broadcasters represented by Jones Day obtained a $66 million judgment plus attorneys fees against a Hong Kong digital transmission device maker, which operated a P4P digital broadcast piracy network, and its local distributor.
  • ICANN prevails in Ninth Circuit appeal of landmark ruling dismissing TLD monopolization claimOn July 31, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the landmark decision by a federal district court in the Central District of California to dismiss with prejudice's monopolization claim against Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"), a long-time Jones Day client.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • April 19, 2018
      Ethical Issues in Emerging Technologies: Wearable Technology, 3D Printing, and Autonomous Vehicles, Moderator, American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Conference
    • May 24, 2017
      3D Printing and Trademark Rights: Issue or Opportunity?, Moderator, INTA Annual Meeting Table Topic
    • April 19, 2017
      Entering Difficult Jurisdictions, Host, International Trademark Association Roundtable
    • July 16, 2015
      Non-Traditional Trademarks, host, International Trademark Association Roundtable
    • May 15, 2015
      Controversial Trademarks, Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association Spring 2015 CLE Seminar
    • March 29, 2015
      Creating a Scandal: Immoral and Disparaging Trademarks, State Bar of Texas 28th Annual Advanced Intellectual Property Law Course
    • February 18, 2015
      Managing Global Enforcement Matters, host, International Trademark Association Roundtable
    • January 27, 2015
      Is the demise of IP at the hands of 3D Printing greatly exaggerated?, facilitator, ABA Intellectual Property Litigation Committee JAN/FEB 2015 Roundtable
    • September 18, 2014
      The Redskins: Disparaging Trademark Rejections at the USPTO, ABA CLE, moderator
    • September 12, 2014
      Understanding Intellectual Property: Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights and More
    • January 22, 2014
      gTLDs: Protecting Your Brand, host, International Trademark Association Roundtable
    • June 26, 2012
      Trademark Law and Practice Updates Around the World, host, International Trademark Association Roundtable
    • January 2008
      IP in the Virtual World, Jones Day MCLE University