Ani Hovanesian Galoyan

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Los Angeles
United States
T:+1 213 892 9262
Los Angeles
United States
T:+1 213 892 9262
Ani Hovanesian Galoyan

Ani Hovanesian Galoyan



Ani is a member of the Intellectual Property Brands Group. She has a broad intellectual property practice, which includes counseling, prosecution, enforcement and litigation.

Ani counsels her clients on copyright issues, clearance, mark selection, and strategic portfolio management, among other things. She manages portfolios for clients across a variety of industries, including technology, entertainment, fashion, financial services, and retail. She has extensive experience prosecuting applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and regularly represents clients in trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ani also represents both plaintiffs and defendants in federal court for trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, counterfeiting and false advertising claims. Ani has also successfully enforced her clients' intellectual property rights in the online marketplace and social media platforms.

Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Ani was an associate at another major law firm focusing on trademark law and commercial litigation. While in law school, Ani externed for the Honorable A. Christina Snyder of the United States District Court, Central District of California, and the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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JD, magna cum laude, Loyola Law School – Los Angeles 2019

MBA, American University of Armenia, 2012

BS, magna cum laude, Woodbury University, 2010

  • California State Bar
  • "Navigating the Waters of Intellectual Property: A Closer Look at the FTC's Patent Listing Policy," Norton Rose Fulbright Brand Protection Blog, September 26, 2023
  • "Is 'A Change [] Gonna Come'?: Music Publishers Sue AI Startup Anthropic for Copyright Infringement," Norton Rose Fulbright Brand Protection Blog, November 17, 2023
  • "Generative AI in Fashion Design Complicates Trademark Ownership," Bloomberg Law, April 24, 2024
  • "Ninth Circuit's Decision in BBK Tobacco & Foods LLP v. Central Agriculture, Inc. 'RAW'ks the Trademark World," Norton Rose Fulbright Thought Leadership, April 2024
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Armenian Bar Association