Michelle Wilco focuses her practice on international and domestic trademark prosecution and enforcement as well as U.S. trademark disputes and oppositions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Michelle represents clients in a variety of industries, including hospitality, travel, food, restaurant and beverage, retail and consumer goods, technology, apparel, and entertainment.

Prior to joining the firm, Michelle worked as an associate in the Trademark and Copyright Group of an international law firm in its Atlanta, Georgia office.

Prior to launching her legal career, Michelle worked at a television and media conglomerate in its Atlanta, Georgia headquarters as a Standards and Practices Editor for television programs and movies.

While attending law school, Michelle was a graduate research assistant in Georgia State University’s Center for Intellectual Property. She served as a legal extern at Georgia Lawyers for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia. Michelle also served as an Associate Articles Editor of the Georgia State University Law Review and was recipient of its Best Student Note Award in 2017.

While attending Elon University, Michelle served as a Parliamentary Intern for the Member of Parliament (MP) in Enfield North in London, England as a component of a semester abroad in 2010.


Elon University B.A., Print and Online Journalism (2012)

Georgia State University, College of Law J.D. (2018) magna cum laude, with pro bono distinction, Dean’s Scholar, Intellectual Property Full Scholarship Recipient


Georgia (2018)

Court Admissions

Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Professional & Community Activities

Atlanta IP Inn of Court, Member

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Saturday Lawyer Program, Volunteer

Bleckley Inn of Court, Barrister

Georgia Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member

Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board, Member

Georgia State University, Law Alumni Council, Member

LexisNexis Professional Research Certification

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