Ashley Edmonds 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, and manage trademark disputes throughout the world. Ms. Edmonds advises clients across diverse industries including hospitality, travel, cosmetics and beauty, technology, and financial services.

Ms. Edmonds also has experience representing corporate policyholders in insurance coverage litigation matters.

In 2010, Ms. Edmonds worked with the firm as a summer associate and as a judicial extern for The Honorable Linda Stephens, North Carolina Court of Appeals.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Edmonds worked as a litigation legal assistant for an international law firm in New York City.


Successfully handled insurance claim for an individual whose Tibetan coin dies and gold bullion coins were stolen. We revealed that the law in Washington, D.C. (i) recognizes insurance company mistake as a ground for recognizing coverage, and (ii) frowns upon insurance company reliance upon exclusions that are not revealed until after an event underlying coverage has taken place. Nonetheless, the insurance company continued to insist upon a denial of coverage for the stolen coins and a court date was set. After pre-court hearing negotiations the insurance company agreed to pay our client the total of what he sought.


University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2011) with honors

University of Virginia, College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., Psychology (2006) with distinction


District of Columbia (2013)

New York (2012)

Professional & Community Activities

North Carolina Law Review, Staff Member

International Trademark Association (INTA), Member

American Bar Association, Member

New York State Bar Association, Member

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