Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School J.D., 2014
Rhodes College B.S. Neuroscience, 2010



Laura Deines is an associate at Bates & Bates' Atlanta Office. Her practice includes all aspects of intellectual property, but primarily focuses on trademark prosecution, clearance, and global brand management. She is experienced in assisting clients with trademark protection and enforcement strategy as well as intellectual property risk analysis. She has worked on trademark matters for a number of international trademark owners, including The Coca-Cola Company, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Gibson Brands, Inc. and Halyard Health. In addition to her trademark prosecution work and general IP enforcement matters, she also is experienced in drafting cease and desist letters, conducting trademark searches and clearances, drafting responses to Trademark Office Actions, implementing successful online IP protection strategies, and many other tasks required for the management of a global trademark portfolio.

In addition to the transactional side, Ms. Deines is also an active member of the Bates & Bates Trademark Litigation Team. She is experienced in preparing litigation documents, organizing and drafting discovery, and managing the collection, organization and preparation of all electronic and paper evidentiary documentation related to the litigation process.

Prior to joining Bates & Bates, she has had the opportunity to work with a number of leading healthcare organizations, including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Ms. Deines has bridged her experience in the healthcare field, as well as her background in the hard sciences, with her legal education to provide a unique and well-rounded perspective to effectively handling all intellectual property matters.