PeopleMary Hallerman

Mary Hallerman

PeopleMary Hallerman

  • University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
    • Editor-in-Chief, University of Richmond Law Review
    • Moot Court
    • Trial Advocacy Board
  • College of William and Mary (B.A., Government and Sociology, 2005)
    • Monroe Scholar

  • International Trademark Association

  • "If No One Owns the Law, Who Owns the Statutory Annotations?" Author, SWIPLit Blog (May 5, 2020)
  • "At Long Last, Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split Over Lanham Act Profits," Author, SWIPLit Blog (April 24, 2020)
  • “When It’s All in the Family: Reverse Confusion Not a Basis for Broad Trademark Remedies,” Author, World Trademark Review (January 23, 2020)
  • “In the Pink: Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Results in Dismissal of Non-Infringement Verdict,” Author, World Trademark Review (November 12, 2019)
  • “Kardashians Walk – Trademark Licensee Has No Standing to Sue for Infringement,” Author, World Trademark Review (June 17, 2019)
  • “Fifth Circuit Schools Plaintiff on Likelihood of Confusion,” Author, World Trademark Review (April 3, 2019)
  • “Copyright Registration is the Entry Ticket into Federal Court,” Author, JD Supra (March 8, 2019)
  • “Turbulence on Breach of Employment Agreement, Trade Secret Misappropriation,” Author, JD Supra (February 13, 2019)
  • “An All-Star Trademark Opinion,” Author, JD Supra (December 3, 2018)
  • “Detroit Athletic Co.: Not Even A Sporting Chance for Registration,” Author, World Trademark Review (November 1, 2018)
  • “Jewelry Common Law Mark Loses Its Sparkle,” Author, World Trademark Review (October 8, 2018)
  • “Tread Lightly: Tire Company’s Use of Competitor’s Mold is Reverse Passing Off,” Author, World Trademark Review (September 20, 2018)
  • “Copyright Owner’s Narrow Interpretation of Implied License Rejected,” Author, The Licensing Journal, Vol. 38, No. 8 (September 2018)
  • “Federal Circuit Zeros In on Genericness and Acquired Distinctiveness,” Author, JD Supra (August 2, 2018)
  •  “Backyard Grill Summary Judgment Gets Burnt by Fourth Circuit,” Author, World Trademark Review (June 18, 2018)
  • “No Safe Harbor Shelter for ISP, but No $25 Million Payout Either,” Author, JD Supra (April 10, 2018)
  • “Ninth Circuit Dishes Out Food for Thought on Summary Judgment,” Author, JD Supra (March 13, 2018)
  • “Recovering Attorneys’ Fees Is Not a Snap,” Author, JD Supra (October 9, 2017)
  • “Hair Care Company Can’t Wash Away Absence of Infringement,” Author, JD Supra (August 4, 2017)
  • “Party Over for Claimed Mardi Gras ‘Bead Dog’ Trademarks,” Author, World Trademark Review (June 25, 2015)

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Trademark Law (2020)
  • World Trademark Review 1000 (2020)
  • The Legal 500 (2018-2019)
  • Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List (2019)
  • Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2014-2020)
  • Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, Outstanding Achievement Award (2015)
  • T.C. Williams Legal Scholarship Award (2010)

  • McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Partner (2011-2020)
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Claude M. Hilton, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (2010-2011)

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, District of Maryland
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia