Shreya Desai focuses her practice on copyright, trademark, and advertising law.
Her experience includes counseling high-profile companies in trademark, copyright, and advertising matters. She litigates intellectual property cases in federal court and has successfully handled contested matters before the TTAB. She advises clients on matters before the National Advertising Division of the BBB, domain name arbitrators, and on FDA, FTC, and other applicable standards and guidelines.
Shreya regularly partners with clients to develop practical and creative solutions to legal issues. Shreya advises clients on a variety of issues to minimize the risk of disputes while maximizing the visibility of clients’ brands, including trademark clearance and portfolio management. Shreya also manages trademark due diligence products for clients involved in acquisitions and funding events. She has experience drafting terms and conditions for marketing and promotion initiatives.
Prior to joining the firm, Shreya served as a law clerk for the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr., District Judge, and the Honorable John K. Larkins, III, Magistrate Judge, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
While attending law school, Shreya was Executive Articles Editor of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and was a teaching assistant to Professor David Shipley and research assistant to Professor Mehrsa Baradaran. She also received the William King Meadow Award which is given annually to the law graduate who best exemplifies the integrity, sense of responsibility, and high standards of the legal profession and who has the keen sense of humor necessary to afford a proper human perspective to the resolution of legal problems. She worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2016 and 2017.
Prior to launching her legal career, Shreya was a middle school special education teacher in the Atlanta Public Schools system where she taught math and science at a Title I school as a corps member through Teach for America.
Shreya speaks conversational Gujarati.
University of Georgia School of Law J.D. (2018) magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
University of Georgia B.A. (2012) International Affairs and Political Science
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia - Honorable John K. Larkins, III (Oct 2020-Jan 2021)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia - Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr. (Aug 2018-Oct 2021)
Boys and Girls Club of America, Fulton County Advisory Board Member
Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association, GAPABA Gala Co-Chair
Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Younger Lawyers Division, Board Member
South Asian Bar Association, Member
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