Tiffany D.W. Shimada

Tiffany D.W. Shimada



Tiffany helps clients protect brands through strategic intellectual property portfolio management and enforcement. She advises clients on complex brand protection, copyright, advertising, and social media issues.

With a background in IP valuation, Tiffany deeply understands and respects the worth of intangible assets and enjoys helping clients maximize their value. As a trademark lawyer, Tiffany works with brand owners and managers from around the world to enforce and protect their IP in the following industries: food and beverage, outdoor sports and hunting, direct marketing, online marketplaces, entertainment, software as a service (SAAS), social media, healthcare, apparel, renewable energy, retail, and aviation.

Tiffany is a contributor to Dorsey’s critically-acclaimed IP Blog,, which focuses on legal developments in the world of TradeMarks, Copyrights, and Advertising. was named one of the “Top 50” law blogs by the ABA Journal in 2017.

Education & Admissions

DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 2009)

Indiana University (B.S., Finance, 2001)


  • Illinois
  • Utah
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of Utah and Northern District of Illinois


  • Spanish


  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Honorable Ronald Guzmán, 2007-2007


  • Global trademark enforcement for large international online marketplace
  • U.S. trademark portfolio management for large international food and beverage company 
  • Global brand protection for leading healthcare provider

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Mining
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Technology
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member of David K. Winder IP Inn of Court
  • Member of Corporate Council, Fourth Street Clinic
  • Advisory Board Member, KUER


Chambers USA 2018 Leading Individual
  • Utah Legal Elite, Up and Coming Attorney 2017 & 2018
  • Chambers and Partners, Notable Practitioner 2017 & 2018
Tiffany D.W. Shimada