Ashley Glime

Ashley Glime is a Shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office. Ashley advises clients in the areas of intellectual property, media, and technology law.

Intellectual Property: Trademark and Copyright Law

Ashley’s trademark practices encompasses all aspects of U.S. and international trademark law including global trademark portfolio and brand management; clearance searches and opinions, filing and prosecuting domestic and foreign trademark applications, development of domain name strategies and resolution of domain name disputes, developing trademark monitoring and enforcement strategies, drafting license, co-branding, coexistence and settlement agreements. On the social media side, she has experience with trademark and copyright infringement disputes. In addition, she has experience with Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings and federal and state litigation matters involving trademark and copyright disputes.

Her copyright practice include securing protections, licensing, fair use analysis, and enforcement. She serves as a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) agent and has represented clients with works ranging from computer software to photographs to traditional written works. She assists in analyzing infringement and U.S. copyright litigation.

Ashley also has experience in conducting intellectual property due diligence analyses for corporate transactions.

Technology Law

Ashley brings the experience of an information technology professional and a computer coder to the practice of technology law. Her practice spans the range of emerging technologies from driverless cars to blockchain.

Ashley has advised on a range of contracts, licensing agreements, and terms and conditions for transactions involving mobile app development, autonomous and electric vehicles, websites, and cloud services. She advises a wide range of clients in a variety of sectors including retail, financial services, technology, marketing, advertising, and automotive--all on matters relating to data protection. She has advised on and assisted with data privacy and breach compliance projects including drafting policies and procedures, responding to multi-jurisdictional data breaches, and data exfiltration assessment.

She also addresses emerging issues in blockchain technology, virtual currencies, and artificial intelligence and thus advises clients on the regulatory landscape for bitcoin and the application of blockchain to various industries including healthcare and automotive.

Media and Entertainment Law

Ashley advises on privacy and access issues, including the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act for a broad array of clients, including digital media, emerging technology groups and digital businesses. She conducts pre-publication review of stories/broadcasts including Fair Use analysis and has drafted talent agreements for broadcast clients.

Ashley also advises on general advertising compliance such as advertising clearance, prize promotions, sweepstakes, product placement and native advertising. She has advised on the launch of new ecommerce platforms and the associated regulatory issues, including compliance with consumer rights regulations on a multi-jurisdictional basis.


While attending William Mitchell College of Law, Ashley was a member of the Student Intellectual Property Association, and the National Security Law Association, research assistant and program developer for the Mitchell in London program, and served as a judicial intern for the Florence County Circuit Court Judge in Florence, Wisconsin. She spent her third year of law school studying in London focusing on English Company and European and English Intellectual Property Law. As part of her studies, Ashley volunteered with the non-profit organization Own-It, providing intellectual property advice to arts and media students in London.


  • University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh 2008,
  • William Mitchell College of Law 2012, J.D.
  • BPP Law School, London, England 2012, LL.B.


International Trademark Association


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