For more than 10 years, Tracy Stitt has represented clients as an intellectual property litigator in high-stakes cases before numerous United States District Courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Specifically, Tracy's practice is focused on trademark, patent, design patent, trade dress, and unfair competition matters. In addition to litigating infringement cases, she counsels clients on trademark prosecution matters, trademark policing efforts, and domain name protection strategies.
Tracy has experience in all phases of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, fact and expert discovery and depositions, claim construction, summary judgment, trials, and appeals. She has obtained victories for her clients at trial as well as in evidentiary hearings and has successfully argued numerous motions, including for preliminary injunctive relief and claim construction. Tracy's practice encompasses a wide variety of technologies, products, and services, including consumer electronics, medical devices, telecommunications, and personal care products. Representative clients include Canon, Chevron, Deutsche Telekom, Johnson & Johnson, eos Products, and SharkNinja.
Tracy recently served as trial counsel for Canon in a case before the ITC and the district court involving memory card reader technology. All of Canon's products were found noninfringing after a trial in the ITC, and the district court granted summary judgment of noninfringement and awarded Canon its attorneys fees.
Tracy is a member of the American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law Section), the D.C. Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association. She is also co-chair of the Jones Day Women in IP Initiative.
- October 20, 2016
Women in IP Speaker Series: Bringing it to the Board
- March 8, 2012
Beyond the BRIC, Worldwide Prosecution Considerations
- April 14, 2011
Handling Complex Prosecution Matters
- Georgetown University (J.D. cum laude 2005; Georgetown International Environmental Law Review); Washington and Lee University (B.S. in Biology magna cum laude 2002, with a second major in Geology; Phi Beta Kappa)
- District of Columbia, Ohio, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Ninth Circuits, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern District of Texas, District of Colorado, and Eastern District of Wisconsin