Overview


Mary Hallerman focuses her practice on trademark, trade dress, false advertising, and copyright litigation and counseling. An emerging leader in the firm’s respected trademark and copyright practice, Mary plays a significant role in case strategy and management.

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Results


  • Defended Lotte Confectionery Co. Ltd. and Lotte International America Corporation in trade dress infringement litigation, winning summary judgment (D.N.J.)
  • Defended Oregon Brewery Company in trademark infringement litigation (S.D.N.Y.), securing full reversal on appeal (2d Cir.), and summary judgment of infringement against plaintiff on remand (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented Mars Petcare US, Inc. in patent and trade dress litigation, resulting in settlement (M.D. Tenn.)
  • Defended Mars Petcare US, Inc. in false advertising litigation, winning rare motion to dismiss with prejudice (E.D. Mich.) and full affirmance on appeal (6th Cir.)

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Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers in America 2020, Trademark Law
  • The Legal 500 US 2018 to present
  • Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List 2019
  • Super Lawyers Washington, DC, Rising Star, 2014 to present
  • McDermott Will & Emery Award for Outstanding Mentor, 2016

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Community


  • Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, associate trustee, 2015 to 2017
  • University of Richmond Law School, Young Graduate Association, board of directors, 2013 to 2014

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Credentials


Education
University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
College of William and Mary, BA, with departmental honors in Government; Monroe Scholar, 2005

Admissions
District of Columbia
Virginia

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Mary Hallerman

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