Silvia A. Francis-Bongue
She | Her | Hers
Associate

Two Embarcadero Center Suite 1900, San Francisco, CA USA 94111

Overview

Silvia Francis-Bongue focuses her practice on trademark clearance, counseling, and registry and use enforcement matters. Silvia’s clients range from early stage startups to the world’s largest brands. She protects clients against infringement through non-litigation enforcement efforts, TTAB disputes, and through ICANN’s domain name dispute resolution policy.

While attending law school, Silvia worked with the firm as a summer associate with the trademark and copyright team. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk at GoPro, Inc. where she supported various departmental functions. Silvia was also a legal administrative assistant at one of the largest owners and operators of senior living and affordable housing communities in California. In law school, Silvia served as an Articles Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal. She was an active participant in Moot Court, winning Top 5 Best Oral Argument in the 1L Moot Court Competition and serving as a member of the Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Travel Team.

Before attending law school, Silvia was a production specialist at an adventure travel company and an assistant account executive at a public relations agency in San Francisco, California. While attending Denison University, Silvia studied Biology and Cinema and interned at a film production studio in Los Angeles and at KQED News in San Francisco. She speaks Spanish.

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Education

Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law J.D. (2021) PracticePro Diversity Scholar, Diversity Enrichment Scholarship, CALI Award for Evidence, Ohio State Law Journal

Denison University B.A., Biology (2014)

Admissions

California (2021)

Professional & Community Activities

International Trademark Association (INTA), Member (2021-Present)
   Professional Development Committee, Member (2024-2025)

Divemaster Certification

Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program, Board Fellow

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