BS Physics, BA Philosophy, College of William and Mary; JD USC; MA Clinicial Psychology, Antioch University
Ms. Hickman has had the honor of serving on the Executive Committees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Entertainment and Intellectual Property Section and Barristers Section, where she also served as Vice President. She served in the International Trademark Association as a Member of the Bulletin Committee, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, and currently the Pro Bono Committee.
Rose Hickman is the Managing Partner of StrategyIP and practices in all aspects of Intellectual Property, including prosecution, litigation, counseling, and opinion work involving trademarks, patents, domain names, copyrights, rights of publicity, and trade secrets. Rose has helped her clients secure and enforce monopolies on their ideas and protect the goodwill of their brand names for over ten years, and has been recognized as a top Intellectual Property attorney by numerous sources. These honors include receiving a 10-rating from AVVO, being listed in Coast Magazine as a top attorney in IP, OC Register Metro as a top attorney in patent applications, Los Angeles Magazine as one of the "Top Women Lawyers in Southern California" in 2012 and Super Lawyer Magazine as a Southern California Rising Star in 2004 (inaugural year)- 2008, 2010-2012, an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 in the region. She has also been listed in Who's Who in American Women, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in American Law. In her patent work, Rose has handled a wide range of technologies, such as software, integrated circuits, fuel cells, flat panel displays, interplanetary rovers, medical devices, complex mechanical systems, and computer implemented business methods. She has a B.S. in Physics from the College of William and Mary, and worked in satellite technology/remote sensing at NASA Langley and Georgia Institute of Technology before attending law school at the University of Southern California. In her trademark work, Rose has helped clients from individual startups to international corporations secure and enforce their trademark rights from initial trademark selection to litigation. She has also advised and advocated for her clients on domain name issues, such as selection, transfer, and enforcement. Prior to forming StrategyIP, Rose was a Partner at Karish & Bjorgum PC, and an associate for Hogan & Hartson LLP and Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP. Prior to that, Rose was a summer associate at Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski and a law clerk at Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman. Rose also served as a Judicial Extern for The Honorable Mitchell R. Goldberg.