Chandler Stephens

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8355
Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8355
Chandler Stephens

Chandler Stephens

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Biography

Chandler joined Norton Rose Fulbright in 2016. As an associate in the firm's Dallas office, she focuses her practice on intellectual property, trademark, copyright, and right of publicity matters.

Chandler's practice includes counseling clients on selecting, clearing, and registering trademarks, developing trademark enforcement and policing strategies, and managing trademark portfolios in the U.S. and internationally. Her trademark practice includes assisting with opposition and cancellation proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She enjoys helping clients with online enforcement issues, including domain name and social media disputes. In addition to trademark matters, Chandler's practice includes counseling clients on protecting and enforcing their rights of publicity. She also assists clients with copyright disputes and counseling. Chandler has experience in intellectual property transactions, including licenses, assignments, coexistence agreements, and consent agreements.


Professional experience

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JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2016
BA, summa cum laude, Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2013

  • Texas State Bar
  • Conducted IP due diligence and drafted agreements in the firm's representation of a private equity firm in the acquisition of a popular restaurant chain with reported annual sales of more than $2 billion
  • Drafted agreements for acquisition and licensing of trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity for the development of a luxury lifestyle brand based on persona of a famous actor and artist.
  • Trademark prosecution, counseling, and licensing for famous singer-songwriter.
  • Comprehensive trademark clearance and opinions for trademarks of major consumer goods retailer prior to launch of new clothing and home goods brands.
  • Trademark prosecution, enforcement and counseling for publicly traded apparel company with international portfolio of luxury brands.
  • Drafted license agreement in connection with development of a lifestyle brand based on persona of famous singer-songwriter.
  • Assisted in securing two domain names through UDRP proceedings based on a celebrity's post-mortem rights of publicity.
  • Drafted software agreements in connection with development of mobile apps.
  • Trademark and trade dress prosecution, enforcement, and counseling for leading producer of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Successful representation of various clients in taking down infringing material on social media platforms.
  • Trademark prosecution, enforcement, and counseling for restaurant chain with international trademark portfolio.
  • Pro Bono All Star, Norton Rose Fulbright, 2019
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Accelerate - Center for Women in Law
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas Lawyers for Children, Education Advocate