Eileen McDermott

Eileen McDermott

Lead Editor

Eileen McDermott is a veteran IP journalist and editor with widespread knowledge of intellectual property law and legal reporting. She has more than 12 years’ experience in IP reporting and interviewing, onsite event coverage, conference production and coordination, webinar hosting, moderating panels and seminars, newsletter creation and production, and editing and ghostwriting complex content. She worked in the Legal Media Group of Euromoney Institutional Investor as a researcher and Editor-in-Chief of Benchmark: Litigation before serving as Americas Editor for Managing Intellectual Property for six years and then Editor-in-Chief for the International Trademark Association (INTA). Since 2015, she has been creating and managing original content for associations and law firms and offering a range of editorial consulting services.


  • MA Program English Literature (Hunter College, New York)
  • BS English Literature (SUNY College at Oneonta)