Elisabeth A. Langworthy

Elisabeth A. Langworthy: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP


Over the past 25 years, as Internet access, computer technology, electronic commerce and social media outlets have dramatically changed the field of intellectual property law, Libby Langworthy has been working with her clients to acquire and protect their intellectual property assets. Her experience in this specialized area spans a range of services, including advising on IP aspects of transactions as well as clearance, prosecution, protection, licensing and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, domains and other forms of intellectual property.

Libby represents clients in proceedings before U.S. administrative agencies and in the courts. Working with foreign counsel, Libby supervises foreign trademark registration and enforcement of client portfolios in every country of the world in which U.S. companies may lawfully conduct business. She works closely with Eversheds Sutherland (US)'s mergers and acquisitions team on intellectual property issues arising in domestic and transnational transactions.

Libby advises both large corporations and small businesses, and her diverse practice includes clients in financial services, banking, insurance, health care, energy, computers and software, automation and industrial manufacturing, construction materials, nuclear energy products and services, consumer products, carpets and floor coverings, beverage distribution, and textile research and technology, as well as trade associations, authors, schools and charitable institutions.

Selected Experience

Provided trademark and copyright legal services to Fortune 500 company.
Provides trademark and copyright legal services, including worldwide portfolio management, enforcement and licensing to a global financial services company.
Represented The Hartford in the strategic sale of its life insurance business to Prudential.

Awards and Rankings

Named to the Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll (2012)

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Corporate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • IP Licensing & Transfers
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Trademarks & Service Marks
  • Nuclear
  • Payments & E-Commerce
  • Copyrights
  • Digital Economy
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications Transactions
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.383.0198  Phone
University Attended:
Smith College, A.B., cum laude
Law School Attended:
George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, Member, The George Washington Law Review
Year of First admission:
1984, Florida; 1986, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Section, American Bar Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar
Member, International Trademark Association
Member, Bulletin Features Committee, International Trademark Association
Secretary, The Center for Alexandria's Children, Inc.

Birth Information:
Angleton, Texas, October 4, 1955

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