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Abbey Gauger

Abbey Gauger is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes Boone. Abbey’s practice focuses on intellectual property ligation in state and federal court and trademark enforcement proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Abbey also counsels clients on a variety of copyright, trademark, trade secret and contract matters, and is an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching Copyright Law, at New York Law School.

Prior to joining Haynes Boone, Abbey practiced with an internationally-recognized law firm, representing many household names in complex commercial litigations in both federal and state courts in New York. Abbey’s prior experience includes representing a renowned mass media company in corporate governance disputes; defending an insurer against breach of contract claims in excess of $1.4 billion; and representing a Fortune 500 financial institution against claims of benchmark rate manipulation.

Abbey graduated first in her class from New York Law School, where she was the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the New York Law School Law Review. Abbey has a strong commitment to pro bono and has advised dozens of New York City artists on arts related legal issues.

Professional and Community Activities

  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law Committee)

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Endorsement and Testimonial Guidance as FTC Paves the Way to Impose Fines on More than 700 Companies,” co-author, Mobile Marketing Magazine, October 27, 2021.
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J.D., New York Law School, 2017, summa cum laude; New York Law School Law Review; Global Fellows Scholar

B.A., University of Akron Honors College, 2014, summa cum laude


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