PeopleJ. Damon Ashcraft
J. Damon Ashcraft

J. Damon Ashcraft

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PeopleJ. Damon Ashcraft

  • University of Dayton School of Law (J.D., 2002)
    • Top 20% of Law School Class
    • CALI Award for Highest Grade in Class (Corporations)
  • University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio (B.S., Biology, 1999)
    • Dean's List

  • ICANN Nominating Committee
    • Chair Elect (2017-2018)
    • Delegate (2016-2017)
  • Intellectual Property Constituency
    • Delegate to ICANN's NomCom (2016-2017)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association
    • Internet Committee
      • Future of IP on the Internet and at ICANN Subcommittee, Chair (2016-2017)
      • Internet Governance and Contracts Subcommittee, Chair (2014-2015)
      • Governance Subcommittee, Member (2010-2014)
      • Member (2010-2017)
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association

  • "High Stakes," Co-Author, Intellectual Property Magazine (January 29, 2018)
  • "Global Dreams Intellectual Property—Going Global," Presenter, SBDC Maricopa County Community College, Phoenix, Arizona (2017)
  • "How to Prepare Your Business for 2017," Co-Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar Series, Snell & Wilmer, Scottsdale, Arizona (2017)
  • "The Big Internet Transition and the New Opportunities for Your Business," Author, Corporate Counsel (October 28, 2016)
  • "How to Prepare Your Business for 2016," Co-Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar Series, Snell & Wilmer, Scottsdale, Arizona (2016)
  • "How to Prepare Your Business for 2015," Co-Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar Series, Snell & Wilmer, Scottsdale, Arizona (2015)
  • "Intellectual Property Overview and Training Seminar," Presenter, Private Client Presentation, Scottsdale, Arizona (2014)
  • "How to Prepare Your Business for 2014," Co-Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar Series, Snell & Wilmer, Scottsdale, Arizona (2014)
  • "On a Collision Course: How Domain Name Collision Could be Your Biggest Security Threat," Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (2014)
  • "How to Prepare Your Business for 2013," Co-Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar Series, Snell & Wilmer, Scottsdale, Arizona (2013)
  • "Patent Strategies: How to Turn Patents Into Profits," Presenter, Maricopa Community College Small Business Development Center, Phoenix, Arizona (2012)
  • "Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Software," Presenter, iOS Developers' Group, Phoenix, Arizona (2012)
  • "How to Prepare Your Business for 2012," Co-Presenter, Emerging Business Seminar Series, Snell & Wilmer, Phoenix, Arizona (2012)
  • "Protecting Your Inventions in China—Considerations Related to Chinese Patent Law," Co-Author, Global Connection (2011)
  • "Intellectual Property Protection in China," Co-Presenter, Snell & Wilmer (2011)
  • "Colors, Shapes, Sounds, and Smells, It's Not Just a Name Anymore, Speaker, 'Work and Play' presentation," Snell & Wilmer, Denver, Colorado (2010)
  • "Intellectual Property Law Update," Speaker, Snell & Wilmer, Denver, Colorado (2010)
  • "Making Your Mark-Tips for Identifying," Adopting, and Protecting a Trademark, Co-Author (2010)
  • "Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer," Speaker, Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona Professional Science Master's Program, Tucson, Arizona (2009)
  • "Intellectual Property Licensing: Forging Relationships to Create Opportunities and Maximize Results," Speaker, Arizona Center for Innovation in Tucson, Arizona (2008)
  • "Trademark Practice and Tips," Speaker, Snell & Wilmer (2008)
  • "Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation," Contributing Author, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Chapter (2008)
  • "Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer," Speaker, University of Arizona Professional Science Master's Program (2007)
  • "Legal Issues in Advertising and Marketing," Moderator, The International Trademark Association's roundtable discussion (2007)
  • "Strategies for Protecting Innovations and Brand Assets," Speaker, Arizona Product Development and Management Association (2006)
  • "Computers and the Law and Intellectual Property for Computer Scientists," Numerous lectures, University of Missouri (2002-2004)

  • Arizona Bar Foundation (2017)
    • Board of Directors
  • Epiphany Lutheran Church Board of Ministries
    • President (2009-2010)
    • President-Elect (2008-2009)
  • Whitewing at Krueger Homeowners' Association
    • Director (2017)
  • Avalon at Dobson Crossings Homeowners' Association
    • President (2014-2016)
    • Vice President, Treasurer (2010-2013)
    • Secretary (2009)
  • Habitat for Humanity
    • Volunteer and Build Coalition Organizer (2007-2017)
  • Snell & Wilmer Community Involvement Committee (2012-2017)

  • Etherton Law Group, LLC, Associate, Phoenix, AZ
  • Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale, P.C., Associate, St. Louis, MO
  • Jacox, Meckstroth and Jenkins, Patent Attorneys, Law Clerk, Dayton, OH
  • The United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intern, Arlington, VA

  • Arizona
  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Missouri
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri