Laura Miller focuses her practice on litigation, prosecution and counseling related to trademarks, copyrights, advertising and unfair competition.

Ms. Miller has experience with trademark proceedings before the United States Trademark Office Trial and Appeal Board and with trademark infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition and false advertising cases in the federal courts. In addition, Ms. Miller has litigated domain name disputes before the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Ms. Miller was the recipient of the John Thomas Byrum Scholarship at Wake Forest University. In 2007, the Intellectual Property Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association presented its individual Pro Bono Award to Ms. Miller. In 2013 and 2014, Ms. Miller was recognized as a North Carolina "Rising Star" for Intellectual Property Law by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member

Copyright Society of USA, Member

International Trademark Association (INTA), Internet Committee, Member

North Carolina Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member

SciWorks, Board of Directors, Member

Wake Forest Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor (2004-2005)

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. (2005)
    cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • Davidson College, B.A. (2001)
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2005)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2008)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (2005)
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2007)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin (2008)

Who We Are

1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
USA
t +1 336.607.7466
f +1 336.734.2781

Laura C. Miller

Experience Highlights

Trademark and unfair competition matters for Diageo North America
Represents Diageo North America in a variety of trademark and unfair competition matters, including litigation in federal district court and before more
Universal Furniture International, Inc. v. Collezione Europa USA, Inc.
Represented Universal Furniture International Inc., a home furnishings manufacturer, in a suit against Collezione Europa USA, Inc., a furniture more
Trademark litigation for major tobacco company
Represented a major tobacco company in opposition proceedings regarding the use of the word "pleasure" in connection with cigarette more
Culp Inc. v. Valley Forge Fabrics Inc. and Marriott International Design & Construction Services Inc.
Lead defense counsel for Marriott International Design & Construction Services Inc. in a copyright case. Negotiated settlement agreement which more