Alicia Sharon is an intellectual property (IP) litigator and counselor. Alicia handles a wide range of matters, including trademark, patent, copyright, rights of publicity, and first amendment matters. She frequently advises toy, consumer product, entertainment, and media companies, among others, on IP protection, risks, and claims. Alicia represents clients in federal court, state court, before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), and in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution (UDRP) proceedings. She manages large-scale brand enforcement programs and also has experience with trademark prosecution, trademark audits, and domestic and international trademark clearance work.
In 2020, Alicia served as a legal intern for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, where she worked on the impeachment trial team supporting House impeachment managers. She also worked on other policy issues under the Committee's jurisdiction, such as voting rights, DOJ oversight, and criminal justice and bail reform.
During law school, Alicia served as an extern in the legal affairs office of a television studio, where she drafted contracts and releases, and assisted with television production issues on scripted and non-scripted programming, including clearance, guild, and rights issues. Alicia also served as a law clerk in the Hardcore Gang Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, where she assisted with drafting pre-trial motions and trial briefs, prepared trial exhibits, and assisted with voir dire and witness preparation.
Prior to her legal career, Alicia spent three years working as a security operations analyst in the Office of Infrastructure Protection at the Department of Homeland Security and served as a regulatory and policy intern at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.