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Eva G. Frongello


Eva Frongello is dedicated to helping clients protect and capitalize on their intellectual property assets, including preparing and prosecuting trademark and copyright applications, conducting trademark clearance searches, and assisting with the maintenance of trademark registrations. She has experience overseeing the global management of trademark portfolios for numerous clients. 

In addition, Eva assists clients with preparing and negotiating consent agreements, coexistence agreements, trademark license agreements (including intracompany agreements), nondisclosure agreements, and other commercial agreements in connection with the protection and monetization of their intellectual property assets.

Eva represents clients in diverse industries such as sports and entertainment, retail, health care, technology, life sciences, and more.

Eva received her law degree and bachelor's degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. In law school, she was a staff member for the North Carolina Law Review.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private entities and individuals with the full range of legal services necessary to establish and maintain a strong, lasting trademark, including:
    • Advising and assisting with mark adoption and selection.
    • Counseling on what the law (and marketing research) recognizes as inherently strong marks.
    • Conducting availability analysis, including infringement analysis with respect to preexisting trademark rights of others.
    • Overseeing trademark applications, registrations, and maintenance in the United States and internationally.
    • Enforcing trademark, service mark, and trade dress rights and maintenance of such rights.
  • Prosecuted trademark and service mark registration applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Represented clients in connection with trademark opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
  • Directed and oversaw the worldwide management of trademark portfolios for a range of clients, including working regularly with foreign counsel in Canada, Mexico, Asia, South America, Europe, and other jurisdictions.
  • Represented clients in a variety of industries, including a world famous golf resort, beverage companies, retail companies, music companies, technology and pharmaceutical companies, health care companies, fashion companies, and a variety of startups.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Intellectual Property Litigation, 2021-2024; Intellectual Property Law, 2022-2024; Medical Malpractice Law: Defendants, 2022-2024, Real Estate Law, 2024
  • Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" in Intellectual Property, 2023-2024
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2022-2024
  • Recipient, Gressman-Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award, Best Appellant


  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • McIntyre-Whichard Legal Fellows Program, Mentor