Mind + Muscle

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Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox
Lauriel F. Dalier

Mind + Muscle

Lauriel F. Dalier


  • Lauriel F. Dalier
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Ms. Dalier is an associate in the Trademark, Advertising, and Anti-Counterfeiting Practice.  She focuses her practice on trademark portfolio management, prosecution, and matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She counsels clients on mark selection, clearance, and on the creation and maintenance of trademark rights worldwide.  She conducts due diligence reviews of intellectual property assets, and works with clients on domain name monitoring and trademark enforcement. With more than ten years of experience in trademark law, she is well versed in all aspects relating to the lifecycle of a trademark.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Dalier worked for more than seven years as a Trademark Examining Attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In this role, she rendered agency decisions on statutory and procedural issues concerning U.S. trademark applications.  She successfully argued ex parte appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and served as a trainer and mentor for new examining attorneys. 

During law school, Ms. Dalier interned for the Honorable Judith Bartnoff of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

In addition to practicing law, Ms. Dalier founded and managed her own e-commerce business where she was highly sought-after for her talent in understanding and meeting customers’ needs with creativity and enthusiasm.  Ms. Dalier's business acumen, coupled with her trademark expertise, allows her to develop strategies that provide clients with legal solutions that meet their business needs.

Born in Puerto Rico, raised in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Costa Rica, and educated in the U.S. and various other countries, Ms. Dalier has a unique multi-cultural perspective. She is fluent in Spanish and is proficient in French.

  • Admissions
      • District of Columbia

      • Maryland

  • Education
      • J.D., Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
      • B.A. International Studies and Economics, American University (attended in Paris, France)            


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