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Overview

Michelle represents clients regarding all aspects of domestic and international trademark, trade dress, copyright, unfair competition and domain name issues.

Her experience includes trademark litigation in U.S. federal court and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). She also counsels clients on all aspects of trademark portfolio management and enforcement. She has made numerous appearances before the TTAB of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and been involved in numerous international trademark litigation and opposition proceedings. She also has experience in representing clients in Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy complaints in the U.S. and around the world. Michelle was an assistant attorney general in the Missouri Attorney General’s Office from 1992-1994.


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Services

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Copyright Law, 2014-2021

Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
  • B.A., Abilene Christian University
    • magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | August 15, 2018
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2019 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America® has listed 143 Husch Blackwell attorneys in its 2019 directory. The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and five attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

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