Lindsay Kaplan focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark counseling, portfolio management, clearance, and enforcement matters. She helps clients assess the availability of trademarks for use and registration, develop and implement complex trademark registration and protection strategies, monitor and enforce trademark rights, manage trademark disputes throughout the world, and negotiate and draft trademark coexistence and settlement agreements. Ms. Kaplan has particular experience in foreign trademark matters and regularly advises clients on international portfolio strategy and management. She frequently counsels clients in the entertainment industry with respect to film and television title clearance and protection strategies. In addition to the entertainment sector, Ms. Kaplan advises clients across diverse industries including fashion, technology, social media, hospitality, travel, food and restaurant services, and financial services. She is proficient in Spanish.

Professional & Community Activities

American Cancer Society, DC Associate Board of Ambassadors, Member

International Trademark Association (INTA), Member

William & Mary Law Review, Former Articles Editor

American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member

Virginia Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member


  • William & Mary School of Law, J.D. (2009)
  • Emory University, B.A., Journalism and Spanish (2006)
    Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia (2010)
  • Virginia (2009)


  • Supreme Court of Virginia (2009)

Who We Are

Suite 900, 607 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20005-2018
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Lindsay R. Kaplan

Experience Highlights

Trademark counsel for a global fashion company
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, enforcement, and counseling services to a global fashion company. more
Specialized counseling for American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network
Provide specialized counsel to the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network (ACS-CAN) by monitoring and reviewing agency actions and cases. more
Trademark counsel for a multinational hospitality company
Provide counsel to a multinational hospitality company related to international and domestic trademark portfolio management, enforcement, and license more
J. Christopher Burch v. Tory Burch LLC et al.
Served as IP counsel in a case in the Delaware Chancery Court. Represented fashion design house, Tory Burch, LLC which brought claims against a more