Williams, Lindsey A.

Accomplished IP attorney with concentrated focus in strategic brand management in the U.S. and abroad. Niche expertise in advertising compliance strategies and promotional sweepstakes and contests. Proactive trademark portfolio management including clearance, registration, protection and enforcement. 

A proactive strategist, Lindsey Williams advises clients in acquiring, protecting and enforcing intellectual property assets including trademarks, domain names, copyrights and rights of publicity. She focuses on large-scale trademark portfolio management for clients in the gaming, hospitality and entertainment industries. Lindsey also has developed a niche practice advising clients on online and social media advertising compliance strategies, including the development of promotional contests and sweepstakes. An avid poker player, Lindsey brings an intuitive grasp of gaming law and knowledge of Nevada’s legal structures to her practice.

Lindsey manages some of the largest trademark portfolios in Southern Nevada and regularly provides counsel in the development and clearance of new brands. She has successfully prosecuted hundreds of domestic and foreign trademark applications and regularly represents clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

Lindsey has served as IP counsel in multimillion-dollar corporate transactions, guiding clients in drafting, structuring and negotiating various IP-related and other commercial agreements and specializing in providing IP counsel in large, complex commercial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions. 

Practices & Industries
Pro Bono Services
  • The Liberace Foundation for the Creative and Performing Arts
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Children's Attorneys Project
  • Neon Museum
  • Lied Discovery Children's Museum
  • Grant a Gift Autism Foundation
  • Heaven Can Wait Animal Society
  • Angel City Pit Bulls
  • The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Modern LV
  • Tyler Robinson Foundation

 

Education
  • J.D., 2014, cum laude, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
  • B.S.B.A., 2010, cum laude, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Admissions
  • Nevada
Recognition

Vegas Inc Top Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2020

Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Stars, 2016-2020

CALI Award Recipient, Commercial Arbitration, 2014

CALI Award Recipient, Patents, Trademarks and Trade Secrets, 2013

CALI Award Recipient, Legal Writing/Lawyering Process II, 2012

CALI Award Recipient, Legal Writing/Lawyering Process I, 2011

Managing Editor, Nevada Law Journal, 2012–2014

Membership

Member, Neon Museum Board of Trustees 
Former Chair, Nevada State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
Clark County Bar Association
State Bar of Nevada

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