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Dechert LLP
Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797
United States
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Work Department

Intellectual Property




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.

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

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Dechert LLP advises on the management, prosecution and enforcement of the trademark portfolios of major international corporates such as Willis Towers Watson, LaFargeHolcim and Zara. Headed by trademark searching and clearance authority Glenn A Gundersen at the Philadelphia office, the group’s client base spans the tech, food and beverages, apparel, and insurance sectors. The team is supported in New York by Jennifer Insley-Pruitt, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, and, in addition to trademark counselling, assists clients with right of publicity and advertising issues, and associate Gayle Denman, who represents clients in fashion, healthcare, professional sports, and media and entertainment.