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C. Shawn Fox
Louisville, Kentucky
Member
phone (502) 371-3502
fax (502) 371-9202
email fox@derbycitylaw.com

C. Shawn Fox has a diverse practice in estate planning and administration, intellectual property and litigation. His practice focuses on designing and implementing estate plans, including wills and trusts, and administering probate estates and trusts. Mr. Fox also focuses on prosecuting trademark and copyright registration applications and litigating trademark and copyright infringement.

Mr. Fox has lectured to community and professional groups on estate planning, probate and trust administration, estate and trust litigation, guardianship and estate planning for seniors, as well as basic intellectual property law.

Publications and Presentations
Guest Lecturer, 2017 at National Business Institute “Trusts From A to Z”
Guest Lecturer, 2017 at the Louisville Bar Association “Federal Estate and Gift Tax Program”
Guest Lecturer, 2017 at National Business Institute “The Probate Process from Start to Finish”
Guest Lecture 2012, the Louisville Bar Association, The Crossover of Intellectual Property and Estate Planning and Administration.
Trade Secrets, A Compendium of State Law, (Co-Author), Kentucky Law Chapter, The DRI Defense Library Series, 2008
Unfair Trade Practices, A Compendium of State Law, (Co-Author), Kentucky Law Chapter, The DRI Defense Library Series, 2005
"A Dilemma in Sponsor Liability: Trademark v. Tort", (Co-Author), The Business Suit, 2002
Recognition
All American, Intercollegiate Mock Trial, 1998
Member, National Runner-up Team, Intercollegiate Mock Trial, 1998
All-Conference Academic Team (Baseball), 1997
Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Louisville Estate Planning Council
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
St. Gabriel Parish - Administration Committee
Admissions and Courts
Kentucky
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
Education
University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky, 2001
J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude

Bellarmine College (nka Bellarmine University), 1998
B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
Practices
Estate Planning and Administration
Intellectual Property
Litigation
Published/Notable Cases
Miller ex rel. Monticello Baking Co. v. Marymount Medical Center, 125 S.W.3d 274 (Ky. 2004)
In re Gardner, 360 F.3d 551 (6th Cir. 2004)
The Bandana Co., Inc. v. TJX Companies, Inc., 2005 WL 1201176 (W.D. Ky. 2005)
Stratton v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Families and Children, 182 S.W.3d 516 (Ky. 2006)
The Bandana Co., Inc. V. Linens N' Things, Inc.
The Bandana Co., Inc. v. Kirklands Stores, Inc.

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