Heather Stutz is an attorney in the Intellectual Property Group. She has significant experience in the prosecution and enforcement of domestic and international trademark and copyright matters. Her recent experience includes:
- Assisting clients with clearing and registering trademarks and copyrights around the world;
- Assisting clients in disputes over trademark and copyright rights;
- Enforcing clients' trademarks and copyrights against infringing uses on various social media platforms; and
- Representing clients in domain disputes and in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”) proceedings.
Prior to attending law school, Heather served as a patent and trademark paralegal for five years between two well-respected law firms. During law school, Heather worked full time within Quarles & Brady's Intellectual Property Group, which allowed her to combine her law school studies relating to intellectual property with real-world applications and client service while obtaining well-rounded and meaningful experience.
Heather also earned her MBA and completed her MBA Internship at MillerCoors before starting law school. Her MBA and business acumen serve her well in partnering with clients because they provide the foundation upon which she provides exceptional intellectual property services; not only does she successfully help clients protect their intellectual property, she understands the importance of listening to her clients and partnering with them to recommend and implement strategies that assist them in achieving and exceeding their business objectives.
She is also committed to the firm’s pro bono initiatives, and Heather volunteers at the Sojourner Family Peace Center Restraining Order Clinic and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Guardianship Clinic.
Education and Honors
- Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2014)
- University of Wisconsin - Madison (M.B.A., 2009)
- University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A., 2002)
- Major: Political Science
- State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2015)