Author, Gilson on Trademarks



Anne Gilson LaLonde is the author of Gilson on Trademarks, published by LexisNexis.


Anne has been working on the ten-volume treatise in various capacities for twenty-three years, and took over authorship from her father, Jerome Gilson, on January 1, 2006. 

​Anne served on the Trademark Public Advisory Committee of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from 2018 to 2020 and was the Chair of the U.S. Subcommittee of INTA’s Legislation and Regulation Committee from 2020 to 2021. She is currently the Vice Chair of INTA's Geographical Indications Committee. In 2020, Anne received the INTA Service Award for the Advancement of Association Objectives.


After graduating cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Philosophy, Anne graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan School of Law, where she served as Book Review Editor for the Michigan Law Review.  She practiced at Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C. in the firm's Litigation Practice Group before her judicial clerkship with Chief Judge Norma Holloway Johnson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.


Anne has participated in National Novel Writing Month for years (2022 marks her fifteenth "novel"!). Her Dungeons & Dragons character is a stout halfling rogue named Bing Tenderdove and she's also trying her hand at being a Dungeon Master. She lives in Vermont with her family.

​Contact Anne at trademarkbook@comcast.net.