Sophia Isabel Duenas


Sophia Duenas is an intellectual property (IP) litigator and counselor. Sophia handles a wide range of matters related to IP protection and enforcement, including trademarks, copyrights, and patents. She assists consumer product, entertainment, and media clients, among others, with disputes in federal court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Sophia also has experience researching discrete legal issues, writing demand letters, and drafting U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) applications and responses.

Sophia gained valuable experience as a summer associate at Venable before joining the firm. During law school, she worked for USC Gould School of Law's Immigration Clinic, where she appeared in U.S. Immigration Court and secured a cancellation of removal for a longtime client of the clinic after 16 years of removal proceedings. She was also a founding representative of the Gould Art Law Society. Prior to law school, Sophia worked in the commercial fine art industry at international auction houses and blue chip galleries in New York City.




  • J.D. University of Southern California, Gould School of Law 2023
    • Student representative, USC Immigration Clinic
    • Executive development editor, Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Individualized Major cum laude New York University 2020

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Spanish