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C. Blair Barbieri

C. Blair Barbieri

Overland Park, Kansas

Blair has enjoyed working with the litigation department at Hovey Williams since 2015, focusing primarily on patent, trademark, and copyright disputes across the country. Her other areas of practice include trademark prosecution, contractual matters related to intellectual property assets, and the general enforcement of our clients' intellectual property rights.

Prior to joining Hovey Williams, Blair spent several years working for her family's law firm. While attending law school, she served as the intellectual property research assistant and as a Board member and article editor of the legal journal, The Urban Lawyer. Blair clenched the National Championship title of Bloomberg's 2014 Transactional Lawyering Skills in Intellectual Property Competition, and currently remains involved as a coach for incoming teams.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2015
  • Kansas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2017


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. cum laude - 2015
    • Honors: Intellectual Property Research Assistant
    • Law Journal: UMKC’s legal journal, The Urban Lawyer, Editor
    • Law Review: Urban Lawyer Law Review, Article Editor, 2014 - 2015
  • Baker University
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 2006
    • Major: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • National Champion, 2014 Transactional Lawyering Skills in Intellectual Property Competition

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Association of Intellectual Property Firms, Chair of WebIPHour Committee, 2017
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2014 - 2017


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