Catherine Parrish Lake
Partner
Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 578-6989 Direct
(801) 578-6999 Fax

cplake@stoel.com


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Catherine Parrish Lake

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Catherine Parrish Lake is a partner practicing in the Technology and Intellectual Property group. She helps businesses and individuals develop, protect and utilize intellectual property rights. Catherine advises clients on acquiring, registering, maintaining, licensing and enforcing trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. She also counsels clients on branding strategies, e-commerce and Internet issues, intellectual property infringement problems and privacy concerns. Her practice includes advising franchise clients with regard to franchise disclosure documents and compliance with state and federal franchise laws and regulations. Catherine also advises clients on alcohol licensing issues.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Catherine was an associate at Callister Nebeker & McCullough in Salt Lake City, 2006-2007; an associate at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City, 2004-2006; and a law clerk for Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein, Southern District of New York, 2003-2004.

Presentations

  • "Emerging Liquor Law Issues with an Impact on Leasing," LSI: Commercial Real Estate Leases Conference, Mar. 27-28, 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Tips for Minimizing Risk in E-commerce Transactions," Stoel Rives and Outdoor Industries Association "Outdoor University" Webinar, October 2013
  • Panelist, "Copyrights, Logos & Licensing," S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, February 2013
  • Guest lecturer, "Copyright Basics" and "Entertainment Licensing," J. Rueben Clark Law School, January and April 2011, January 2013
  • Presenter, "Franchise Legal Update," Utah State Bar®, Salt Lake City, November 10, 2010
  • Co-presenter, "You Don't Say! What Every Business Should Know About Advertising Law," Stoel Rives LLP, Salt Lake City, May 20, 2010
  • Presenter, "How to Use and Protect Franchise IP in the Facebook Age," Utah State Bar®, Salt Lake City, May 12, 2010
  • Co-Presenter, "What Every Dietary Supplement Business Should Know About Protecting Brands and Managing Trademark Concerns," Stoel Rives LLP, Salt Lake City, July 21, 2009
  • Panelist, "Ethics of Access to Copyrighted Scientific Print Publications," American Chemical Society's 237th National Meeting & Exposition, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, March 26, 2009
  • Co-Presenter, "Virtual Law: Using IP In Virtual Worlds To Maximize Your Real World Bottom Line," Stoel Rives LLP, March 2009
  • Presenter, "Copyright and First Amendment Law for Artists," Stoel Rives LLP, March 2008
  • Presenter, "Good Deals Gone Bad: Common Mistakes in Licensing Agreements," Stoel Rives LLP, June 2007

Publications & Media Commentary

  • Co-author, "Utah Alcohol Laws: A Summary of Recent Changes and a Look Ahead to 2014," The Enterprise, Oct. 28 - Nov. 3, 2013
  • Interviewed on live radio program regarding proposed Utah alcohol service and consumption legislation, X96 Radio (X96.3 FM KXRK), Salt Lake City, UT, March 2013
  • Interviewed on live radio program regarding legal issues related to starting or maintaining a small or medium-sized business, Insightlive Radio, December 2011
  • "Copyrights and Trademarks," The Law of Outdoor Industries, A Guide to Business and Legal Issues, July 2012
  • "Trademark Pitfalls," Business Connect, June 2007
  • "Unilateral Refusals to License Software: Limitations on the Right to Exclude and the Need for Compulsory Licensing," 68 Brooklyn Law Review 557, 2002

Civic Activities

  • Ballet West Board of Directors

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2003, summa cum laude; Editor-in-Chief, Brooklyn Law Review, 2002-2003
  • University of Utah, B.A., History and Political Science, 1994

Admissions

  • Utah
  • New York

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