After law school, Ms. Velay worked in-house for an international food export company. In addition to playing a role in business development, she researched food industry regulatory compliance laws for the company’s corresponding African, South American, Middle Eastern, and European markets and oversaw the company’s trademark portfolio. Ms. Velay has an extensive marketing and public relations background. Prior to entering the legal field, Ms. Velay worked as a music publicist for a boutique artist management agency based out of New York City.
PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS“Food Fight! Wendy’s Sues Cincinnati’s United Dairy Farmers in an Ice-cold Frosty Battle!,” The IP Brief, June 27, 2013.
“The Fashion Wars: Guess Wins a Trademark Lawsuit Against Gucci in Italy,” The IP Brief, May 31, 2013.
“Kate Middleton’s Name Is About To Be Trademark Royalty,” The IP Brief, April 1, 2013.
“Nobody Walks All Over Tory Burch: Shoe Designer Sues over Monogram Logo,” The IP Brief, March 29, 2013.