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Leila C. Knox

Associate

, Bryan Cave LLP
San Francisco

Tel

1 415 268 1949

Fax

1 415 430 4349
leila.knox@bryancave.com
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Leila C. Knox

Associate


San Francisco



560 Mission Street, 25th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105

Phone:

1 415 268 1949

Fax:

1 415 430 4349

email:

leila.knox@bryancave.com

Leila Knox is an associate in the firm's San Francisco office, specializing in media law and intellectual property. With respect to media law, Ms. Knox assists clients in exploring the spectrum of issues related to the publication of information, from defamation and copyright concerns, to constitutional questions related to access to courts and public records, to digital media concerns (including application of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Communications Decency Act). She also has defended clients in content-related litigation, and has successfully used the California anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) statute to win early dismissal of lawsuits that threaten protected speech. Her intellectual property practice focuses on trademark and copyright matters.

Ms. Knox graduated in 2006 from UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. She holds a B.A. in technical journalism, with minors in sociology and political science, from Colorado State University. Prior to joining HRO, Ms. Knox was an associate with another San Francisco firm. Before entering the legal profession, Ms. Knox was a news reporter in Telluride, Colorado, and San Luis Obispo, California.

Professional Affiliations

  • California First Amendment Coalition
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • American Bar Association

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, First Amendment/Media/Advertising, 2010-2012
  • Justice & Diversity Center (BASF) – Outstanding Volunteer, 2014

Leila Knox is an associate in the firm's San Francisco office, specializing in media law and intellectual property. With respect to media law, Ms. Knox assists clients in exploring the spectrum of issues related to the publication of information, from defamation and copyright concerns, to constitutional questions related to access to courts and public records, to digital media concerns (including application of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Communications Decency Act). She also has defended clients in content-related litigation, and has successfully used the California anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuit against public participation) statute to win early dismissal of lawsuits that threaten protected speech. Her intellectual property practice focuses on trademark and copyright matters.

Ms. Knox graduated in 2006 from UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. She holds a B.A. in technical journalism, with minors in sociology and political science, from Colorado State University. Prior to joining HRO, Ms. Knox was an associate with another San Francisco firm. Before entering the legal profession, Ms. Knox was a news reporter in Telluride, Colorado, and San Luis Obispo, California.

Bar and Court Admissions

California, 2006

United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California

Education

University of California-Hastings, J.D., 2006

Colorado State University, B.A., 1996

Professional Affiliations

  • California First Amendment Coalition
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • American Bar Association

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, First Amendment/Media/Advertising, 2010-2012
  • Justice & Diversity Center (BASF) – Outstanding Volunteer, 2014

Education

  • University of California-Hastings, J.D., 2006
  • Colorado State University, B.A., 1996

Admissions

  • California, 2006
  • United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California