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Stephanie Schmidt


Stephanie Schmidt


T:+1 512 536 3051

Stephanie is a member of the Intellectual Property Brands group. Her practice includes trademark and copyright matters, including counseling clients on selecting and clearing trademarks, protecting trademarks through prosecution of applications for trademark registrations before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as internationally, developing and policing trademark portfolios. She also counsels clients on copyright prosecution and disputes. Additionally, Stephanie has experience enforcing intellectual property rights on social media platforms and other websites.


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  • Education
    • JD, with honors, The University of Texas Law School, 2017
    • BS, cum laude, Business Administration, University of Southern California, 2013

    In law school, Stephanie was a Teaching Quizmaster for the Legal Research and Writing Program, Domestic Violence Clinic. She was also active in the Texas Business Law Society, the Women's Law Caucus, Texas International Law Journal, and the Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Law Firm Track Spring 2015.

  • Representative experience

    Stephanie has experience in international policing of global trademark portfolio for a large multinational conglomerate corporation. She also has experience preparing trademark applications and responses to United States Patent and Trademark Office Actions for new and expanding companies.


  • Admissions
    • Texas State Bar
  • Publications
  • Speaking engagements
    • "Trademark Basics for Small Business Owners," Pflugerville Black Business Builders Annual Symposium, February 16, 2018
  • Memberships and activities
    • American Bar Association
    • Austin Bar Association
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association
    • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association
    • Austin Young Lawyers Assocation
    • Texas Young Lawyers Assocation
    • AmeriCorps alumna
  • Languages
    • Spanish