Lori Krafte

  • Partner

Lori Krafte is a Partner with Wood Herron & Evans. Lori counsels clients in all areas of advertising, trademarks, copyrights, and privacy. She teaches Advertising Law and Trademark Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she helped launch and was the first Trademark Co-Director of the pro bono Patent and Trademark Clinic, received the University's Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, and twice received the College of Law's Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. Lori has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, Ohio Super Lawyers, Cincy Leading Lawyers, Chambers USA, IP Stars, and World Trademark Review Top 1000. She holds a CIPP/US certification (Certified Information Privacy Professional - U.S.).

Areas of Practice

  • Advertising
  • Copyrights
  • Privacy/Data Security
  • Publishing/Media
  • Trademarks

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1998

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1998
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: University of Cincinnati Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Claremont Graduate School
    • Ph.D. – 1989
  • Indiana University
    • B.A. – 1976
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "What is 'Religion' in Religion-Based Peremptory Challenges?", Law Review, University of Cincinnati
  • "Judicial Interpretation of the Federal Trademark Dilution Act of 1995", Law Review, University of Cincinnati

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Instructor, Electronic Media Law, UC College Conservatory of Music
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Copyright and Advertising Law, U.C. College of Law
  • Adjunct Faculty, U.C. College of Law (Trademarks; Advertising Law)

Honors and Awards

  • Elected Member, The American Law Institute, 2021-present
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America
    • Advertising Law 2007-present
    • Trademark Law 2012-present (Cincinnati Trademark Lawyer of the Year, 2013, 2020)
    • Copyright Law 2013-present (Cincinnati Copyright Lawyer of the Year, 2016)
    • IP Litigation 2013-present
  • Listed in IP Stars (Managing Intellectual Property), 2013-present, including IP Stars Top 250 Women in IP, 2013
  • Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Intellectual Property 2006-present
  • Listed in World Trademark Review “WTR Top 1000,” 2021-present
  • Listed in Cincy Leading Lawyers, 2006-present, Copyright & Trademark
  • Listed in Ohio Superlawyers, 2008-present
    • Top 25 Women Lawyers in Cincinnati, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
    • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio, 2009
  • Listed in Ohio Rising Stars, 2006-2007
  • Distinguished Service Award, AAF Cincinnati, 2013
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law
    • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award (university-wide), 2020
    • Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2008, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American Advertising Federation
  • Advertising Club of Cincinnati
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • AAF Cincinnati (American Advertising Federation, Cincinnati), President, 2011 to 2012
  • AAF Cincinnati (American Advertising Federation, Cincinnati), Executive Vice President, 2010 to 2011
  • AAF Cincinnati (American Advertising Federation, Cincinnati), Board of Directors, 2009 to 2011
  • Cincinnati Better Business Bureau, Board of Directors, 2011 to Present
  • CincyIP (Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association), Board Member, 2009 to 2012
  • CincyIP (Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association), Vice President, 2008 to 2009
  • CincyIP (Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association), Secretary, 2007 to 2008

Phone:

Fax:

513-241-6234