Gayle Denman


Gayle Denman


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5688 | +1 212 698 3599


Gayle Denman focuses her practice on trademark and other intellectual property matters, including trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement. Ms. Denman has represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of industries, including media, entertainment, emerging technology, health care, fashion, and professional sports. She has experience drafting and negotiating a variety of intellectual property-related agreements and advising clients on trademark filing strategy, proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and various other aspects of building and protecting brands in the United States and abroad.

Gayle is a member of the International Trademark Association’s Bulletins Committee and Global Bad Faith Trademark Registration Task Force.  She has been recognized by Super Lawyers New York as a “Rising Star” in the field of intellectual property for the past four consecutive years.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Denman served as an associate in the trademark and intellectual property practices of a leading national firm where she was named an Empire State Counsel of the New York Bar Association for substantial pro bono services. Her previous experience also includes working in the intellectual property and technology group of another international firm.

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), B.S., 2008, Phi Beta Kappa, Burchard Scholar
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2011, Stanford Law Review
  • New York
Speaking Engagements
  • Searching for Breakfast: Dechert's 13th Annual Seminar on Trademark Clearance — Boston, MA (May 20, 2019) 
  • Intellectual Property Issues in Financial Services Seminar: What's Hot? — Boston, MA (September 27, 2018) 
  • Dechert's 12th Annual Seminar on Trademark Clearance  — Seattle, WA (May 21, 2018) 
  • Intellectual Property Seminar — Philadelphia, PA (November 1, 2017) 
  • Dechert's 11th Annual Seminar on Trademark Clearance — Barcelona (May 22, 2017)