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Leslie M. Darby

Biography

Leslie M. Darby focuses her practice on brand management, including the procurement, protection, enforcement and management of domestic and international trademark rights. She routinely conducts trademark clearance searches, prepares and prosecutes trademark applications, and manages trademark registrations in more than 35 countries. 

Ms. Darby also helps clients recover domain names from unauthorized users.  Ms. Darby has a 100% success rate in domain name dispute cases handled through Uniform Dispute Resolution Proceedings (UDRP). In addition to trademark issues, she also counsels clients on copyright, sweepstakes, and promotional law issues. She also has experience drafting various intellectual property agreements and manufacturing agreements.

Affiliations and honors

AFFILIATIONS

  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

HONORS

  • Top 50 Woman in Law in the Dallas Region, The National Diversity Council, 2018
  • Top Attorney in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology/Virtual, 360 West magazine, 2018
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2010-2011, 2014-2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2010-2012, 2014-2017
  • Top Attorney in Intellectual Property Law, 360 West magazine, 2017
Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
    • Baylor Law Review; Articles Editor, 2006-2007; Notes and Comments Editor, 2005-2006
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Baylor University, B.S., cum laude, 2004
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
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