Alexandra H. Bistline

Alex Bistline practices trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law, with a primary focus on litigation and policing.  Alex earned her J.D. with Highest Honors from The University of Texas School of Law, where she was Grand Chancellor of the Class of 2014, a board member of the Texas Law Review, and elected to The Order of the Coif.  Alex also served as a research assistant for two professors at The University of Texas School of Law.

Prior to law school, Alex graduated with Highest Honors from The University of Texas at Austin, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II.  She was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.  In her spare time, Alex enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 2014 J.D. with Highest Honors, The University of Texas School of Law
    • Grand Chancellor, Class of 2014
    • Board Member, Texas Law Review
  • 2011 B.S., Communication Studies with Highest Honors, The University of Texas at Austin
  • 2011 B.A., Plan II, with Highest Honors, The University of Texas at Austin

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIP

  • The Honorable Lee Yeakel IP Inn of Court
  • International Trademark Association
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association

SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-Author, “Chapter 1: The Origins of Trademark Rights and the Nature of the Interests Protected,” Trademark Infringement Remedies, 2nd Edition, 2016 Cumulative Supplement; ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (BNA)
  • Moderator, Houston Intellectual Property Law Association and University of Houston Law Center’s 32nd Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law (October 2016)
  • Speaker, “Trademark Law Update 2015-2016: The Slants, the Redskins, and Other Less Disparaging Trademark Cases”, Austin Intellectual Property Law Meeting (September 2016)
  • Speaker, “Trademark Law Update,” State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting (June 2016)
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in Litigation and Damages in IP – A Full, Comparative Review of Major Issues Impacting Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets,” American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting (October 2015)
  • Author, “Raising the Stakes: Trademark Litigation in the Wake of B & B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.,” Trademark Reporter® (Vol. 105, No. 4., July – August, 2015)

ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas