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Ashley Klein

Ashley Klein

Phone: 404.504.7656
Fax: 404.365.9532

Ashley Klein focuses her practice on trademark matters and intellectual property litigation. She routinely assists clients with identifying, protecting, and enforcing their U.S. and international intellectual property rights. Ashley has experience handling intellectual property disputes, particularly trademark infringement claims and Uniform Domain Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) claims. Ashley regularly represents trademark owners in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Ashley represents start-ups and mid-sized companies on intellectual property matters across a variety of industries including AgTech, consumer products, ecommerce, fantasy sports, fashion, finance, food and beverage, hospitality, and real estate. She works diligently to understand her client’s business goals and crafts practical, cost-effective legal strategies that align with those goals. Ashley guides her clients through all aspects of domestic and international brand management by analyzing the risks associated with launching new brands and developing strategies associated with protecting established brands. She also negotiates complex intellectual property license agreements and advises on domain name disputes and acquisitions.

Ashley’s primary focus is to serve as a trusted advisor to her clients. She’s developed a reputation for her ability to navigate complex legal issues and respond quickly to formulate a plan of action that achieves the most favorable outcome for her clients.

Representative Experience

  • Managing international trademark portfolio for the largest independently-operated daily fantasy sports company in North America
  • Advising children’s book publisher on copyright, trademark, and enforcement issues relating to their international brand
  • Policing and enforcing trademark portfolio for one of the largest publicly-traded railroad companies in North America
  • Representing well-known cryptocurrency company in international trademark protection and enforcement matters, and domain name dispute proceedings
  • Representing well-known media company with the acquisition of various multi-million dollar domain names
  • Successfully defended regional vodka manufacturer against national liquor and spirits company in a trademark opposition proceeding before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board 
  • Routinely enforced a widely used design mark for a national research center in a variety of opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board 
  • Assisted in successfully obtaining a preliminary injunction in a trademark and trade dress infringement proceeding in the Northern District of Georgia
  • ​Advising numerous start-up companies regarding IP protection


  • Selected, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Patent Law, 2024
  • Ashley N. Klein, “Taylor Swift: Music Icon and Copyright Gamesman.” The American Bar Association Landside Magazine, 16 Jan. 2024.
  • Selected, Wells-Graham Award for Outstanding Service, 2023
  • Ashley N. Klein, “Go the Jamaica Way to Keep Brand Launches Secret.” The Daily Report, 9 Mar. 2020.
  • Ashley N. Klein & Warren J. Thomas, PTAB Precedential Decisions: Putting the Hammer Down on Filing Serial Petitions?, 17 Chi-Kent J. Intell. Prop. | PTAB Bar Assoc. 29 (2018).
  • Ashley N. Klein, “FARM TO TABLE Held Not to Be Distinctive.” World Trademark Review, 14 Nov. 2017.
  • Klein, Ashley N., et al. “Effect of Alternative Production and Management Environments on Layer Reproduction System Development.” International Journal of Poultry Science, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 251–253 (2013).


  • Member, International Trademark Association, Leadership Development Committee
  • Member, ​Atlanta Intellectual Property Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Member, ChIPs Advancing Women in IP
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, IP Law Section

MMMPact in the Community

  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
  • Atlanta Women’s Foundation Inspire Atlanta, 2023 Leadership Class
  • Catholic Charities of Atlanta, 2022 Leadership Class
  • Board Member, Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House