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, 2014 and 2015, 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 Member and Co-Chair of the Development Committee

The Enrichment Center, Board Member

Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem, Member

Children’s Law Center, Guardian Ad Litem

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


  • 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)


  • 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
t +1 336.607.7466
f +1 336.734.2781

Laura C. Miller

Experience Highlights

Guardian ad litem
Represent children and/or their best interests in a variety of settings and courts. Lawyers routinely serve as guardians ad litem, representing the 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
Death penalty representation
Represented a former town councilman and military veteran who had been convicted of killing his wife and sentenced to death. Our work included 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