While she was General Counsel to VPX, she created the legal department and was responsible for handling all of the company’s legal affairs, including intellectual property, trademark, trade dress, false advertising, patent, and business litigation, regulatory compliance, and drafting and reviewing contracts.
Prior to her in house experience, she was an associate at the intellectual property boutique firm Feldman Gale in Miami, Florida. Ms. Stump was also an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, where she taught Trademark Law.
Ms. Stump graduated from the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2000), where she was an Articles and Comments Editor for the Inter-American Law Review. Ms. Stump graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Finance and International Business (B.S., 1997).
Ms. Stump has successfully defeated two different injunctions for false advertising brought by Monster Energy Drink against VPX (one for REDLINE® POWER SHOT and one for BANG®), has successfully settled a trademark infringement case brought by Red Bull related to VPX’s use of the trademark REDLINE®, has litigated trademark and trade dress issues against CytoSport related to MUSCLE POWER, has litigated trade dress infringement cases related to BANG® and REDLINE®, and has successfully settled patent infringement cases relating to patents in the industry. She has handled appeals to the 9th and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeal. Ms. Stump has prosecuted hundreds of trademarks with the USPTO and internationally.