Portrait of


  • Tulane University, B.S., molecular biology
  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D. (2003)


  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Ann M. Mace, Counsel Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2711
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Ann M. Mace is a counsel in the Intellectual Property Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Her current practice includes copyright, trademark, and privacy matters.

Ann's copyright practice includes representing television broadcasters in recent litigation relating to cable and satellite copyright royalties. In addition, Ann counsels clients on copyright and technology issues, including publishing agreements, rights relating to digitizing copyrighted works, and issues relating to the protection of trademarks.

Representative Matters

  • Represented U.S. commercial television broadcasters in hearings before the Copyright Royalty Board to determine the allocation of cable copyright royalties among seven parties. 
  • Represented client regarding dispute with ICANN relating to sponsored top-level domain name.
  • Represented clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in both opposing and defending against oppositions to trademark applications.
  • Counseled publishing industry client regarding copyright issues involved in a new edition of a textbook.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Illinois, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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