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Stephanie Semler

Stephanie Semler

  • Intellectual Property
  • Virginia
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Stephanie Semler
Associate
(202) 516-6903 office

BFA Fine Arts – Otis College of Art and Design
MA Philosophy University of Nevada, Reno
PhD Philosophy – University of California, Santa Barbara
JD – George Mason University School of Law.
Experience: Professor of Philosophy (22 years), Trademark Law Clerk, USPTO, Adjunct Instructor Mason Arts and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic.

Admissions: Virginia.

My practice areas include Trademarks, Copyrights and Design along with other forms of intellectual property protection. As an author and artist myself, I am passionate about helping creators protect and control their work. After teaching philosophy at the post-secondary level for more than twenty years, I started my legal career as a law clerk at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, then joined the Mason Arts and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic working for clients on copyright and trademark cases. My prior experience and expertise includes the visual and performing arts, graphic design, and written works.

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Education
George Mason University School of Law
J.D. (2017) | Law
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Activities: Mason Arts and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic Member, Latino/a Law Student Association Member, Intellectual Property Law Society Secretary, Military Law Society Member, Trial Advocacy Association SBA Representative, Evening Section 2013 – 2016 ABA Law Student Section Representative
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University of California - Santa Barbara
Ph.D. (2009) | Philosophy
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University of Nevada-Reno
M.A. (1995) | Philosophy
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Otis College of Art & Design
BFA (1993) | Fine Arts
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Professional Experience
Law Clerk
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
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Law Clerk
United States Department of Labor, Civil Rights Center
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Intern
Altman, Spence, Mitchell & Brown, P.C.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Person as a Lifetime: An Aristotelian Account of Persons
Lexington Books (March 3, 2016)
Professional Associations
International Trademark Association
Member
Current
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Virginia State Bar  # 92511
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Member
Current
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George Mason University School of Law
Adjunct, Mason Law and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
Virginia State Bar
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Area
    Intellectual Property
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Shami Messinger PLLC
1000 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20007
Telephone: (202) 516-6903
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed