Project Description

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property Transfers; Brand Analysis and Counseling; Procurement and Protection of Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade secrets, Internet and Social Media Assets; Cybersquatting and Domain Disputes; Publicity Rights; Defamation; Data Protection and Privacy Law Compliance; Anti-Counterfeiting, Import/Export Control and Worldwide Brand Enforcement; Royalty and License Agreements

Highlights

Ms. Lang practices intellectual property, with an emphasis on litigation, anti-counterfeiting strategies, procuring and enforcing trademark, copyright, trade secret, domain and internet assets, and publicity rights for her clients throughout the country and world.  She also advises clients on data protection and privacy law compliance, and she guides individuals, start-ups and publicly traded companies through complex commercial transactions involving the acquisition, sale or transfer of intellectual property, technology, know-how, trade-secret and other valuable non-tangibles.  Because art, innovation and competition are industry-wide, her representative clients are diverse, including, without limitation, those in the areas of online streaming, audio and sound, machinery, agriculture, restaurants, hotels and food, medical devices, healthcare, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, green energy, real-estate, entertainment, TV and film, rights advocacy, sports, finance, publishing, fashion, and photography.   Ms. Lang also lectures on intellectual property law at several universities. Prior to entering the legal field, she interned in the West Wing of White House, played NCAA Div. 1 Water Polo, and worked as an ocean lifeguard for the State of California.

Education

Ms. Lang earned her Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law, where she graduated Cum Laude and served on the Executive Board for the Duke Law and Technology Review.  She also received a Master of Science in Public Policy from Duke University. Her master’s thesis focused on the National Court Appointed Special Advocate and guardian ad litem CASA/GAL Association.  Before Duke, she earned two B.A.’s from the University of Southern California, graduating magna cum laude with high honors in each degree.

Recent Articles

“Branding and Innovation in the Cannabis Industry” (C-Suite Magazine 2020), see here.

“Brands without Borders” (C-Suite Magazine 2018), see here.

“The Legal Smack Down on Music Sampling” (Mondaq.com 2007)

“What, if any, Are the Ethical Obligations of the U.S. Patent Office?” (Duke Law & Tech. Review 2006)

Memberships

Admitted to the California Bar; all California United States District Courts; the Federal Circuit; the United States Supreme Court.

Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)

Represented Clients

Clariant Healthcare

The Weather Channel

PSI Online

Athena Cosmetics

Haas Automation

Priceline

Mead Johnson

Crayola

Bragg

O2E Brands

Dilbeck

CDTi

Sprint

Akamai

Delta Country Farms

Mascotte Holdings

Arm Dynamics

The Female Quotient

Outer Aisle Gourmet