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Melissa Bright

Melissa Bright is an associate in the Dickinson Wright Las Vegas office. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of domestic and international trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and enforcement. Melissa also resolves trademark, copyright, and domain name disputes.

Prior to her involvement in the field of intellectual property, she worked as an attorney in several areas of law, including complex litigation, personal injury defense and employment law.  

Education & Credentials


University of Nevada, Las Vegas

B.S., Criminal Justice, Minor in Sociology

William S. Boyd School of Law


Bar Admission

  • Nevada

Prominent Assignments

Retained by a wine and alcoholic beverage company to handle the company’s trademark portfolio and enforcement, including the impending global launch of its newest wine. 
Retained by a software development company to handle their trademark portfolio and enforcement. The client is currently patenting software to provide users with tools to obtain information and receive alerts pertaining to tires and tire safety.
Assisting large entertainment conglomerate in copyrights and clearing title for trade names, securing the rights associated with the names, licensing their intellectual property to others, and enforcing their rights against unauthorized users.
Assist with branding of new product lines domestically and internationally, reviewing marketing materials for large sports organization to ensure proper use of their intellectual property, and enforcing the clients’ intellectual property rights against others.
Assist cannabis companies in securing intellectual property rights in various states. 

Professional Involvement

  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers, Treasurer
  • Young Lawyers Section of State Bar of Nevada, Former Chair of Southern Nevada Goldilocks Program

Community Involvement

  • Red Rock Search and Rescue, Director

Court Admissions

  • Nevada District Court
  • District of Nevada - United States District Court


  • “Excluded Drivers in Nevada,” Kring & Chung, LLP Publications, 2015
  • “Who and What Does Uninsured Motorist Provisions Cover,” Kring & Chung, LLP Publications, 2015 
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