Stephanie Bald

Partner at Kelly IP

Stephanie Bald specialises in trademark litigation, disputes and strategic counselling. She represents clients in federal courts across the country and before the TTAB. She also handles domain name disputes and has significant experience managing global trademark portfolios and advising clients on the selection, use, registration, enforcement and licensing of trademarks.

Ms Bald has been named among Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP, listed among the WTR 1000 leading trademark lawyers and recognised as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property. According to WTR, clients describe Ms Bald as “a fierce advocate with a wealth of experience” and “a jack of all trades who does a fabulous job in everything.”

In December 2018 Ms Bald was appointed by the US Secretary of Commerce to serve a three-year term on the USPTO’s Trademark Public Advisory Committee. She has also long been active with the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), where she has served as the chair and vice chair of the Trademark Law and Trademark Litigation Committees. She is currently the chair of the Subcommittee for Succession and Leadership of AIPLA’s Women and IP Committee. She is also an adjunct professor at the American University’s Washington College of Law, where she has taught an advanced course on trademark practice and procedure for many years.

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Washington DC 20036
United States

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