Carol H. Peters





As an intellectual property attorney, Carol is experienced in all phases of trademark, patent, copyright, and advertising matters, domestically and internationally. She assists entrepreneurs, start ups, and large global companies in successfully obtaining patents and trademarks, and effectively developing IP rights. Her clients represent innovative industries, and Carol strives to consistently match their drive to meet rapidly-evolving markets, provide value, and deliver results.

Carol is committed to advocating for and partnering with her clients. Understanding company goals and technologies enables her to work collaboratively with clients in creating and implementing trademark and patenting strategies to protect and enhance the value of their IP rights. In her most recent role as Trademarks Counsel for Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., Carol worked closely with business teams, particularly beverage brand and appliance teams, providing guidance on trademark, copyright, and advertising issues, including trademark clearance and selection, packaging creation, and development and compliance of advertising campaigns for traditional and digital marketing channels. The team prided themselves on working as a highly-agile group, executing work product with excellence and speed to meet business needs and consumer demands.

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Counsel (2018-Present)
  • Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
    • Counsel (2015-2018)
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
    • Counsel (2011-2014)
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
    • Senior Attorney (2003-2011)

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
Firm News

Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Intellectual Property Attorney, Carol H. Peters

November 12, 2018

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February 28, 2019

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Six FAQs on Federally Registering Your Trademark, Brand Name or Logo

February 4, 2019

Question 1: Why seek a federal (U.S.) trademark registration? There are six important reasons to seek…

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