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




Court Admissions



The Best Lawyers in America

  •  Recognized in the areas of
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2023
    • Trademark Law, 2023

World Trademark Review 1000 – the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2023

News & Insights



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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