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Kristen Van Dyke clears, maintains, and enforces intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity. She has experience in evaluating new brand names, trademark prosecution, intellectual property due diligence for large-scale deals, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings, and enforcing clients’ intellectual property rights on social media and online marketplaces. 


  • Trademark and copyright freedom-to-use opinions
  • Trademark registrability opinions
  • Filing U.S. trademark applications and responding to refusals to register
  • Enforcing trademarks, copyrights, and publicity rights against infringers through demand letters
  • Removing infringing online content on platforms such as Facebook, Etsy, Amazon, Twitter, Instagram, Redbubble, and LinkedIn
  • Preparing and analyzing DMCA complaints
  • Negotiating domain name purchases
  • Anti-counterfeiting programs
  • Establishing and maintaining global trademark portfolios
  • Trademark and copyright due diligence
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings
  • Trademark and copyright ownership
  • Trademark and copyright licensing agreements



  • Screening new product and service names for global cosmetics, sports broadcasting, home improvement, interior décor, and clothing brands.
  • Removing thousands of infringing listings from online marketplaces for clients in the shipping & logistics, restaurant, bar, and music industries.
  • Aiding in the representation of a well-known beverage-industry client in a U.S. trademark opposition proceeding.
  • Legal Extern – Trademarks, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a U.S. News "Law Firm of the Year" in Trademark Law, 2022
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Media & Entertainment Practice Group of the Year,” 2022
  • Recipient, Intellectual Property Section of the Georgia Bar, Intellectual Property Law Scholarship, 2021
  • Selected Short Documentary, Big River Film Festival, 2016


  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law
    • Editorial Board, Journal of Intellectual Property Law
  • B.S., B.A., cum laude, University of Florida
  • Georgia