Darlene Tzou is an Associate in the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Ms. Tzou assists clients in protecting their intellectual property, particularly in trademark enforcement, trademark litigation, and patent litigation matters, before federal courts and the International Trade Commission. She also has experience with intellectual property licensing.
Ms. Tzou received her B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and then her M.S. from the University of Pittsburgh, while also working full-time at Westinghouse Electric Company. She then received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she was an Articles Editor to the American University Law Review. During law school, Ms. Tzou interned at firms, a nonprofit organization, at the Maryland Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She also practiced as a student attorney in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic. Ms. Tzou would still make time for her personal interests though by choreographing for the annual musical production by the American University Law Revue.
Outside of the office, Ms. Tzou enjoys dancing, hiking, volunteering, and musical theater. She is also a staff member of Kollaboration DC.
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC
International Trademark Association
Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
American Bar Association – Section of Intellectual Property Law
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Liability of Internet Service Providers Under Section 337: Why Digital Models Will Open the Door for ISP Liability on Imports that Infringe a U.S. Patent, 56 IDEA 163 (2015).