Jodi DeSchane

Of Counsel, Ballard Spahr LLP

Jodi DeSchane’s primary focus is on trademark, copyright, advertising, social media, and internet-related matters, especially for clients in the banking, retail, restaurant, human resources, consumer products, professional sports, and franchising industries.

Jodi’s experience encompasses all aspects of U.S. and international trademark law, including global trademark portfolio and brand management; clearance searches and opinions; prosecution of domestic and international trademark applications; and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She has also handled resolution of interparty disputes before trademark offices worldwide; development of domain name strategies and resolution of domain name disputes, including arbitration under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy; execution of trademark watching and enforcement strategies; drafting license, co-branding, coexistence and settlement agreements; and due diligence reviews. Jodi has broad experience managing and executing software license compliance and anti-piracy programs.