Michele M. Glessner

Michele M. Glessner


Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Recognized since 2018

Charlotte, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Trademark Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Patent Law
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Michele Glessner is a partner on Alston & Bird’s Trademark & Copyrights Team. She concentrates her practice on trademark and copyright portfolio management and counseling clients on filing, use and enforcement strategies worldwide. Also an experienced patent attorney and registered before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Michele advises clients on various patent matters, including utility and design patent prosecution, freedom-to-practice and patent portfolio analysis. Michele earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 2006. She received her B.S., cum laude, in mechanical engineering from Cornell University in 1999. Before attending law school, Michele was a product engineer for an industrial gases and chemicals company and earned her engineer-in-training certification.

Michele is a fluent speaker of Egyptian Arabic and has a foundation in classical Arabic, both written and spoken. In addition, she is proficient in French.

Michele serves as a member of Alston & Bird’s Hiring Committee, Diversity Committee and Women’s Initiative and is vice president of the Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association (CPTCLA).

Location

  • 100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
    Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, North Carolina

Affiliations

  • CPTCLA - VP

Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Charlotte, North Carolina

94 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

31 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Patent Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Trademark Law, Charlotte (2022)
  • Patent Law, Charlotte (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

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Areas of Concentration

Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Copyrights, Patents, Mechanical Patents, Electrical & Computer Science Patents, Business Method Patents

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