Cody Z. Winchester
Cody specializes in intellectual property and business law. Cody helps businesses acquire, protect, and exploit intellectual property rights, regularly counseling clients on a wide range of issues related to business formation and contracts, licensing, technology, trademarks, copyrights, and Internet and domain name law. Cody regularly represents clients whose trademarks rank among the top 100 global brands as identified by Interbrand/Business Week's annual survey and whose licensed properties rank among the top 100 global properties as measured by Global License. Cody is a graduate of Yale Law School, was the Yale Law Journal Book Reviews Editor (1994-1995), and clerked for United States Federal District Court Judge Dale A. Kimball (1997-1999). She has been repeatedly selected by her peers as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the category of Intellectual Property (Utah Business Magazine).
Cody's recent reported decisions include Hertz System, Inc. v. Fitzpatrick, Case No. D2014-0479 (WIPO May 27, 2014) (transferring hertzcorp.net); Audi AG v. Shin Lu, Case No. D2014-0799 (WIPO June 26, 2014) (transferring audineworleans.com); Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. v. Joseph, Case No. D2014-0528 (WIPO Mar. 7, 2014) (transferring audidealers.com); American Honda Motor Co., Inc. v. Honda Annapolis, Case No. D2014-0510 (WIPO May 19, 2014) (transferring waldorfhonda.com); and Playboy Enters. Intern’l, Inc. v Arthur K, Case No. D2013-1282 (WIPO Dec. 9, 2013) (transferring playboy-home.com).
Yale Law School, J.D., 1995
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1991
Yale Law Journal Book Reviews Editor 1994-1995
Utah; E.D. Michigan; 6th Circuit; and 10th Circuit