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About Me

Ms. Lothson litigates unfair competition, trademark, copyright, trade-dress, anti-counterfeiting/unauthorized distribution and domain name cases. She also has experience in protecting proprietary rights on the Internet and domestic and foreign domain name disputes.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Lothson counsels clients on brand clearance, pre-litigation policing programs, trademark prosecution and intellectual property portfolio management. Her practice includes the acquisition, maintenance, licensing, enforcement and transfer of intellectual property with an emphasis on the selection and clearance of trademarks. She also has extensive experience in social media counseling with an emphasis on best practices and solutions in response to clients' most commonly confronted social media-related issues.


Practice Areas


  1. Trademark Infringement: 30%
  2. Trademark Application: 20%
  3. Internet: 20%
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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  • Sreenivasarao Vepachedu

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Contact Info

Dla Piper Us LLP

203 N. Lasalle St. Suite 1900
Chicago, IL, 60601-1263


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200808/17/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationCo-Chair, Web Development and Social Media CommitteeN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Law à la ModeGlobal Developments Regarding the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement2011
ISBA Young Lawyers Division NewsletterBusiness Development in the 21st Century: Building Your Personal Brand Online2011
ISBA Corporations, Securities, & Business Law ForumBusinesses 'Like' What Facebook Can Do For Them: A Guide To Drafting Social Media Sweepstakes Promotion Terms2011
DuPage County Bar Association Bar BriefMetadata Mining During e-Discovery: The Potential for Finding a Diamond in the Rough2009
I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information SocietyThe Right to Privacy in Electronic Communications: Current Fourth Amendment and Statutory Protection in the Wake of Warshak v. United States2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Using Social Media EthicallySocial Media Counseling2012
Starting Your Own Law Firm: A Nuts & Bolts PrimerEthical Networking Tactics: Attracting New Clients and Making Professional Contacts2012
Basic Skills Course for Newly Admitted LawyersEthics & Social Media for New Lawyers2011
7th Annual Solo and Small Firm ConferenceSocial Media: Ethical Issues2011