Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
  • Order of the Coif
  • Distinguished Student Note Award
University of Virginia, B.A.
  • English, Art
  • Distinguished Majors Program


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Mary Hyde is an intellectual property attorney who represents clients in all types of trademark, marketing and advertising, and copyright matters.

  • Handles federal litigation actions for trademark infringement and dilution, trade dress infringement, false advertising, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright and breach of contract matters
  • Advises clients on all types of marketing and advertising issues, including  on social media
  • Counsels clients on global and domestic brand development and protection through trademark clearance, prosecution and management
  • Represents clients in cease and desist efforts and internet  enforcement proceedings


Representative Matters

  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of defendant client in trademark litigation
  • Obtained three permanent injunctions in a series of litigations on behalf of owner of a well-known retail brand
  • Obtained favorable settlements on behalf of a food industry client for false advertising and violation of consumer protection laws
  • Assisted with management and development of worldwide trademark portfolio on behalf of a top global retailer

Prior Experience

  • Jones Day, Chicago, IL and Cleveland, OH, Associate, 2012-2018
  • McDonald Hopkins, LLC, Cleveland OH, Associate, 2010-2012
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Kenneth S. McHargh, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2008-2010

News & Resources



The Starbucks Decision of the Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court:  A Victory Limited to Lattés?  58 Case W. Res. 575, 881 (2008)

Seminars & Events

Trademark Litigation A-Z, INTA Roundtable Presentation, March 2014

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