Parna Mehrbani

Firm: Tonkon Torp LLP
Location: Portland - OR

  • 888 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1600
    Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Tel : 503.802.2170
  • Fax : 503.274.8779

Parna is a partner at Tonkon Torp whose practice is focused on intellectual property, trademark registration and enforcement, and advising and litigating trademark portfolios for local, national, and international companies at all stages of growth. From clearance and prosecution to licensing and enforcement, her clients appreciate her comprehensive approach to protecting their intellectual property assets.

Parna works closely with clients on the development of new brands and lines of business. She has particular expertise in the apparel, footwear, consumer products, food and beverage, cannabis, and education services industries.

When World Trademark Review 1000 named Parna a Leading Trademark Professional, they noted her skill at securing and protecting trademark rights, and educating content teams on their use. She is valued by clients for her personable approach, strong work ethic, and ability to convert legal jargon into business language.

Beyond trademark law, Parna has broad experience in a wide array of intellectual property issues. These include copyright law, right of publicity, trade secret, licensing, false advertising, and intellectual property contracting. She also has particular experience in the use and enforcement of intellectual property online in e-commerce and social media contexts.

Parna is Co-Chair of Tonkon Torp’s Information Privacy & Security Practice Group, advising businesses on the management and security of personal data and the laws that regulate the collection, use, and protection of personal data.


Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers – 2016-2021, Intellectual Property

The Best Lawyers in America

2019-2022, Commercial Litigation
2018-2022, Litigation – Intellectual Property
2018-2022, Trademark Law

Super Lawyers

2021, Top 25: Women Oregon Super Lawyers
2015-2021, Oregon Super Lawyer – Intellectual Property
2009-2014, Oregon Rising Star – Intellectual Property


  • J.D., cum laude and summa cum honori in thesi, Lewis & Clark Law School, 2005
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000


  • Oregon State Bar
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado


Tonkon Torp LLP

Tonkon Torp is a top-tier full service commercial law firm with nearly 90 lawyers serving business clients in Portland and throughout the Pacific Northwest. We are committed to our community and are personally and emotionally invested in our clients and their businesses. At Tonkon Torp, we think like a business first and advise our clients as though their business problems were our own. No matter the size or complexity of the issue, we bring the right people, the right questions and the right counsel to the table.

Of course we have deep industry knowledge and broad legal expertise and experience. But to us, our clients are more than an industry. Each client is a unique enterprise – regardless of its size, or where it is in the business lifecycle. At Tonkon Torp, we support our clients with uncommonly responsive service, pragmatic thinking, straight talk, humor, and expert support — and have since 1974.