Fatema Ghasletwala focuses her practice on a variety of intellectual property matters, particularly in the fields of technology and consumer goods. She counsels clients on copyright and trademark strategy issues, including clearance, prosecution, enforcement, maintenance, expungement, and reexamination. She handles domain name disputes and drafts a variety of intellectual property agreements, including licensing agreements.
Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Fatema worked in the intellectual property department of an Am Law 100 law firm.
Fatema has counseled clients on matters relating to:
- Domestic and international intellectual property portfolio management.
- Comprehensive counseling on brand creation, clearance, and trademark and service mark enforcement matters.
- Prosecution of trademark and service mark applications and inter partes disputes before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Hon. C. Darnell Jones II, U.S. District Court for the District of Eastern Pennsylvania
Intern, Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division
Co-author, “What Trademark Holders Should Know About Russia’s Authorization of Parallel Imports,” Bloomberg Law Professional Perspectives, August 2022
“Examining the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Sending Students to Prison Instead of School,” Journal of Civil Rights and Economics Development, 2018
“Conscious Court Policy & Public-Private Partnerships: Alternatives to Civil Gideon,” Columbia Undergraduate Law Review, 2016
Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
ITS/Kohn Negotiation Prize
Rubin Public Interest Law Society
Staff Editor, Temple Law Political and Civil Rights Society
George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2016)
Fluent in Gujarati
Fluent in Urdu
Not admitted to practice in Arizona