Lauren Schulz advises her clients on the importance of intellectual property rights, specifically in the areas of brand protection, commercial transactions and entertainment law. Lauren helps her clients strategize and develop best practices for trademark and copyright development, clearance and protection, licensing, maintenance, and enforcement. Her goal is to have open and honest communication with her clients while providing them with efficient and creative solutions.
Lauren focuses her practice on technology, gaming, and the performing arts involving music, film, design, digital media, and fashion. She has significant experience in trademark clearance and prosecution, negotiating settlement agreements for IP disputes, drafting professional service and media agreements with extensive branding partners, and advising clients on major publishing and recording projects involving music clearance, licensing, sampling and royalty rights.
Brand protection and content clearance
Lauren has represented hundreds of brand owners ranging from individuals and small businesses to large corporations. She assists them in securing trademark and copyright registrations, prosecution, enforcement and the overall management of their portfolios. In addition, Lauren has experience with content and title clearance involving online gaming and video game software, virtual reality experiences, commercials, and advertising content.
Music & entertainment
Technology & commercial transactions
Admitted to Practice
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 2013
- International Law Society
- Intellectual Property Society
- Moot Court Council, 2011-2013
- Family Law Quarterly, Senior Editor, 2012-2013
B.A., Journalism, University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism, 2008
- Dean's Honor List
- National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Memberships & Affiliations
- Washington State Bar Association
- Board Member, Washington Lawyers for the Arts
- Chicago Bar Association
- Alliance for Women
- Associate, Cairncross & Hempelmann P.C., Seattle, 2018
- Associate, Troglia Kaplan LLC, Chicago, 2013-2018
- Legal Intern, Music Dealers LLC, Chicago, 2012-2013