Alison M. Pringle
- Commercial Litigation
- Intellectual Property
- Advertising & E-Commerce
- Artificial Intelligence
Alison M. Pringle is an Associate in the San Diego office of GRSM. Ms. Pringle has extensive state and federal court intellectual property and commercial litigation experience in California and New York. Ms. Pringle has successfully litigated and resolved suits involving trademark, copyright, right of publicity, defamation, contract, fraud, unfair business practices, trade secrets, antitrust, and business tort matters. Ms. Pringle has extensive experience in all stages of civil litigation from responding to pleadings and conducting discovery to drafting and winning dispositive motions.
In her counsel to private companies, Ms. Pringle aims to creatively resolve disputes and to tailor litigation to the business’s needs as much as practicable. She helps these entities approach litigation from an internal business perspective while also providing efficient and effective representation.
Prior to joining GRSM, Ms. Pringle served as in-house counsel for an international media-licensing agency where she managed the agency’s intellectual property and commercial litigation and provided legal risk analysis and business recommendations. Before law school, Ms. Pringle taught English at a prominent international school in Bangkok, Thailand.
Publications & Presentations
"Top Gun: Maverick – A New Legal Dogfight Alleges the Sequel is an Unauthorized Derivative Work," GRSM' IP Blitz, (July 22, 2022).
"Supreme Court Gives “Knowledge” New Meaning in Connection with Copyright Registrations," GRSM' IP Blitz, (May 11, 2020).
"Lions, Tigers, and Trademarks: IP Lessons from “Tiger King”," GRSM' IP Blitz, (April 28, 2020).
"SCOTUS Redefines State “Piracy”," GRSM' IP Blitz, (April 21, 2020).
“Social Media and Considerations for Intellectual Property Litigation” (October 28, 2021).
California State Bar Association
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2015
- Visiting Exchange: King's College, London
B.B.A., magna cum laude, Business Economics, University of San Diego, 2010
- Visiting Exchange: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan
Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch distinction in Commercial Litigation (2021-2024)
Best Lawyers in America® 2022 "Women in Law" Special Edition
Top Attorney distinction, GRSM (San Diego) (2019, 2021, 2022)
Top Orator distinction, GRSM (San Diego) (2020)