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Louis K.Ebling


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Louis K.Ebling


Focus Areas

  • “Going Global: Real World Trademark Triage and Portfolio Management Strategies,” Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association, January 2015
  • “Going Global: Real World Trademark Triage and Portfolio Management Strategies,” Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association, January 2011
  • “Protecting Your Customer Base and Intellectual Property,” Covington Business Council, Covington, Kentucky, October 2007
  • “Creative Solutions to Trademark Disputes: Drafting Settlement and Coexistence Agreements,” INTA Roundtable, Cincinnati, October 2006
  • Moderator, “Trademarks: The Importance of Evidence and Other Burning Issues Forum,” Project Board, INTA European Law Forum, Berlin, December 2005
  • Moderator, “Welcome to the Real World” Kick-Off Session, Project Board, INTA Famous and Well-Known Marks Forum, Brussels, September 2004
  • Forbes Radio “World Business Monitor” interview, American Airlines Sky Radio, June 2004
  • “Common Issues Facing Examining Attorneys,” INTA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, May 2004
  • “Protecting Your Intellectual Property Overseas,” 16th Annual Kentucky International Trade Conference, October 2003
  • “Addressing Confusion and Descriptiveness Refusals: Easy as PIE,” INTA Trademark Administrators Conference, New Orleans, September 2003
  • “Common Concerns and Practical Solutions for the Trademark Professional,” INTA Annual Meeting, May 2002
  • Managing Intellectual Property – IP STARS, 2013 to 2021
  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Intellectual Property, 2004 to 2023
  • World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2014 to 2022
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for more than 10 years for Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Trademark Law; named the Best Lawyers® 2016 and 2022 Copyright Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati
  • Who’s Who Legal USA – Trademarks, 2006, 2014, 2018 to 2022
  • Selected to Ohio Super Lawyers list, 2005 to 2018
  • Recognized in Euromoney’s 2018 Trade Mark Expert Guide
  • Recognized in Euromoney’s Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook, 2013 to 2015
  • Named a Cincy Leading Lawyer by Cincy Magazine
  • Selected by IP Law Experts as a recommended adviser in Ohio
  • Selected by World IP Review for inclusion in WIPR Leaders

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association, member, Emerging Issues Committee; past chair, U.S. Roundtables Project Team
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Intellectual Property Litigation Committee


  • University of Michigan, J.D., 1987,
    magna cum laude

    Honors in English, Phi Beta Kappa

  • Albion College, A.B., 1984,


Bar Admissions

  • Ohio