Emily Nash is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property practice of Mayer Brown's Chicago and New York offices. Emily represents industry-leading global consumer brands as well as mobile commerce, telecommunications, media, and pharmaceutical companies in trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent, and other intellectual property matters. Notable clients have included Nestlé, Google, Spotify, AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Goya Foods.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Emily was Law Clerk to the Hon. William J. Bauer, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Before attending law school, Emily was an associate in the Business Affairs department of a prominent literary agency located in New York City and Contracts Manager within the Legal Department of a global trade book publishing company.

Emily has been a guest lecturer in Intellectual Property Drafting at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and has served as a judge in its renowned BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French


Trademark/Trade Dress Litigation and Enforcement

  • Trademark Infringement and Dilution Claims in U.S. Federal Courts
  • TTAB Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
  • Global Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
  • Pre-Litigation Counseling and Issuance of Demand Letters

Trademark Counseling

  • Trademark Search and Clearance Opinions
  • Implementation and Monitoring of Global Trademark Watches
  • Resolution of Multi-Country Trademark Disputes
  • Global Trademark Portfolio Advice
  • Trademark Registration


  • Copyright Litigation in U.S. Federal Courts
  • Work-for-Hire Issues and Agreements
  • Joint Authorship and Collaboration Agreements
  • Book Publishing Agreements
  • Copyright Permissions
  • Copyright Assignments
  • Copyright Registration

Internet/New Media

  • Domain Name Disputes and Transfers
  • E-Commerce and Social Media Takedowns
  • Social Media Policies and Strategy


  • Patent Litigation in U.S. Federal Courts
  • Section 337 Actions at the International Trade Commission

IP Transactions

  • Due Diligence for Mergers/Acquisitions
  • IP Licensing


Fordham University School of Law, JD
Symposium Editor for the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal (2009-2010); Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award recipient, magna cum laude

Georgetown University, BA, cum laude
Dean's list


  • New York
  • Illinois


  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit