Leila P McClure

Leila P. McClure

Leila McClure focuses her practice on assisting entities and individuals in a variety of trademark prosecution and litigation matters, including proceedings in federal and state court, proceedings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office involving both prosecution and inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and domain name enforcement. Leila also has experience with copyright registration and litigation.

Education & Credentials


University of Michigan

B.A., Philosophy, 2014
  • High Distinction
  • High Honors
  • Sole Recipient, Robert Hayden Humanities Award for academic achievement in the humanities
  • Sole Recipient, William K. Frankena Prize for senior honors thesis in Philosophy
  • James B. Angell Scholar

University of Michigan Law School

J.D., 2017
  • Cum laude
  • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient

Prominent Assignments

Trademark counseling, clearance, and risk analysis

Trademark prosecution and inter partes proceedings before the TTAB

Domain name enforcement under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

Professional Involvement

  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

Community Involvement

  • Involved with Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber
  • Pro bono legal work with Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund


  • Student Attorney & Peer Supervisor, Unemployment Insurance Clinic, University of Michigan Law School (2014-2016)
  • Student Attorney, Civil/Criminal Litigation Clinic, University of Michigan Law School (2015)
  • Summer Associate, Dickinson Wright PLLC (2015-2016)
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