Stephanie Bald

Partner at Kelly IP

Stephanie Bald specialises in trademark, false advertising, unfair competition litigation, disputes and strategic counselling. She represents clients in federal courts across the country and before the  TTAB. She also manages domestic and global trademark portfolios, advises clients on trademark enforcement strategies and renders opinions on trademark infringement and dilution, false advertising and the selection, use, registration and licensing of trademarks.

Ms Bald has been recognised as a leading trademark practitioner in the United States and internationally. She has been recognised in:

  • Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP (2014-2018);
  • WTR 1000 (2016-2018);
  • Managing Intellectual Property as an IP Star (2014-2018);
  • Legal Media Group's Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Trademark Lawyers (2014-2018); and
  • Legal 500 as a recommended trademark lawyer (2014-2018). 

Clients describe Ms Bald as “a jack of all trades who does a fabulous job in everything. She possesses a business-minded outlook, her fundamental understanding of the law is top-notch and, importantly, she is a real joy to work with”. Ms Bald is the current chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) Trademark Law Committee, and previously served as the chair and vice chair of AIPLA’s Trademark Litigation Committee. She has spoken and written extensively on a wide variety of trademark issues, including as a contributing author to leading treatises on trademark remedies and TTAB practice and procedure. She also currently serves as an adjunct professor at American University’s Washington College of Law where she teaches an advanced course on trademark practice and procedure.

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Kelly IP
1300 19th Street NW
Suite 300
Washington DC 20036
United States

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