Gayle L. Strong focuses her practice on protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets, and assisting clients in recognizing and developing the value of their intellectual property assets. Gayle has litigated numerous trademark infringement actions and copyright infringement cases in various industries and subjects, including software, computerized map animations, and photography. She is licensed to practice in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and represents clients in trademark proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in domain name dispute proceedings, as well as handling trademark clearance and trademark prosecution. Gayle's patent infringement litigation experience has involved telecommunications, consumer products and manufacturing methods.
Prior to earning her law degree, Gayle worked in the fields of clinical laboratory medicine, medical research and clinical product development.
Areas of Concentration
•Intellectual property litigation
•Trademark clearance and prosecution
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Trademark Law, 2015
•Listed, Bar Register of Women Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2012
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2008
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
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•Judicial Clerk, Colorado Court of Appeals
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Presenter, The 'Work Made for Hire' Doctrine: Who Owns the Copyright: Employer, Employee or Independent Contractor? Colorado Law Institute, February 2007
•Presenter, Work Made for Hire: Copyright Law and Ownership Concerns, CLE International Faculty, Intellectual Property Week, June 16, 2005
•Presenter, Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights in the Employment Relationship, CLE International Faculty, January 2004 and Colorado Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, May 2002
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