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Nossaman LLP

Michael W. Schroeder


T 213.612.7861
F 213.612.7801
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Los Angeles, CA 90017

Michael W. Schroeder is an Associate in the Firm’s Intellectual Property and Media Practice Group.  Mr. Schroeder’s practice focuses on prosecuting U.S. and international trademark applications at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) and abroad; representing clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) in appeals, oppositions and cancellations, as well as before the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) in domain disputes, and before California federal and state courts concerning copyright infringement, trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation disputes; drafting and implementing privacy policies and terms and conditions of use for software applications and websites; drafting and negotiating intellectual property licensing agreements and asset purchase agreements; drafting official contest rules and sweepstakes; and counseling clients on trademark, copyright, trade secret, corporate, marketing, privacy and data security matters (IAPP-certified privacy professional). 

Prior to joining Nossaman, Mr. Schroeder specialized in trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation through a boutique trademark firm.  Mr. Schroeder earned his J.D. from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California, where he graduated cum laude and was recognized as a Biederman Entertainment & Media Law Scholar for his aptitude, passion and proficiency for the study and practice of entertainment and media law.  Prior to law school, Mr. Schroeder graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and worked for four years as an advertising sales account executive in the Los Angeles area.  Consequently, the importance of brand and media management has been a focal point throughout Mr. Schroeder’s career.

Michael W. Schroeder
Michael W. Schroeder



J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, 2012, cum laude

B.S., Northwestern University, 2005



Professional Affiliations

LACBA (Los Angeles County Bar Association)

INTA (International Trademark Association)

IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) – CIPP/US (Certified Information Privacy Professional)

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