Speaker Profile

Cynthia Johnson Walden
Principal / Fish & Richardson

Cynthia Johnson Walden is a principal in Fish & Richardson’s Boston office, and the firm’s Trademark and Copyright Practice Group leader. She is well-known for providing insightful and business-minded advice to clients on all aspects of brand protection and enforcement in the United States and foreign countries around the world. Over the past 19 years, Ms. Walden has cultivated expertise in issues that arise in connection with developing, using, registering, licensing and enforcing trademarks. She has been named an “IP Star” and one of the “Top 250 Women in IP” law by Managing Intellectual Property, and ranked in the top tier of trademark attorneys at the state and national level by World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000. Cynthia was also recognized by The Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Law Practitioners and was named one of the “Top Women of Law” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 2012. As an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), Ms. Walden currently serves on the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Committee and has helped draft the problem for the competition for the past several years. Cynthia also works with a variety of pro bono clients on their trademark, domain name, copyright and licensing issues.