Dr. Stephanie M. Semler, JD, PhD

Practitioner in Residence

Email: ssemler@gmu.edu

An alumna of ASLS, Stephanie Semler’s practice areas include Trademarks, Copyrights and Design along with other forms of intellectual property protection. As an author and artist, she is passionate about helping creators protect and control their work. After teaching philosophy at the post-secondary level for more than twenty years, she started her legal career as a law clerk at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, then joined the Mason Arts and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic working for clients on copyright and trademark cases. She is currently an Associate Attorney with Venable LLP and a Supervising Attorney with the Mason Arts and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic.