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Trisha Farmer Lau

Trisha Farmer Lau

Associate| Phoenix


Trisha Lau’s practice is concentrated in intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, legal ethics and professional responsibility. She has experience with patent infringement matters in various fields including software development, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, sod harvesting machinery and laser hologram technology. Trisha has represented clients in general commercial litigation matters, including matters involving breach of contract, breach of implied warranty, fraud, tortious interference with business and other business torts. She also has experience with trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition. Trisha has specialized experience representing clients in the fitness industry.

  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2011)
    • Arizona Law Review
    • Dean’s Achievement Scholarship
    • Dean’s List
    • E. Thomas Sullivan Antitrust Award
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of California - San Diego (B.A., Political Science, minor in Law and Society, magna cum laude, 2004)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Order of Omega
    • Pi Beta Phi Academic Scholarship
    • Provost’s Honors
    • Education Abroad Program, Siena, Italy (Spring 2003)
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Intellectual Property Law Section Executive Council (July 2015 - present)
    • Business Law Section
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Sports and Fitness Industry Association (2016-present)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Intellectual Property Litigation (2014-2018)
  • Snell & Wilmer Ethics Committee
  • Snell & Wilmer United Way Committee (2012-2013)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Race Judicata Volunteer
  • Phoenix Public Library Foundation, Board Member (May 2014 - present)
  • Various pro bono representations
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2010)
  • Arizona Governor’s Office, Legal Extern (2010)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, Judicial Extern for the Hon. G. Murray Snow (2009)
  • The Cohen Law Firm, Legal Intern (2008)
  • The Gaylord-Hansen Group, Business Development Consultant (2007-2008)
  • First Magnus Financial Corporation, Product Manager (2004-2007)
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit