Ms. Speth, a shareholder in the law firm of Jaburg & Wilk, P.C., practices in the areas of intellectual property, internet law, and commercial litigation, representing clients throughout the United States. She focuses her practice on assisting businesses in protecting their trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, information technology, and other intellectual property through preventative measures to avoid disputes and through aggressive measures when disputes arise.
Ms. Speth received her B.A., cum laude in 1985 from Hofstra University and received her J.D. in 1988 from Hofstra University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in the State of Arizona Supreme Court, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the Federal District Court for the District of Arizona, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Ms. Speth has authored articles on the topics of litigation and intellectual property, published in The Business Journal, the Arizona Journal of Real Estate & Business, and the Arizona Attorney. Her profile has been featured in the Arizona Business Gazette and The Herold Report. In October of 2000, the readers of Arizona Women’s News voted Ms. Speth best business attorney in Arizona. In April of 2008 she was listed in the Top Lawyers list published by Arizona Business Magazine.
Ms. Speth has represented clients in numerous published and precedent setting cases, including People v. Cisco, 514 N.Y.S.2d 796 (App. Div. 1987), People v. Seaton, 514 N.Y.S.2d 417 (App. Div. 1987), Gasho v. United States, 39 F.3d 1420 (9th Cir. 1994), cert. denied, 515 U.S. 1144 (1995), Barnes v. Outlaw, 188 Ariz. 401 (App. 1996), Time Warner Cable of New York City, a Div. of Time Warner Entertainment Co., L.P. v. Cable Box Wholesalers, 920 F. Supp. 1048 (D. Ariz. 1996), Barnes v. Outlaw, 192 Ariz. 283 (1998), Brown v. 3M, 265 F.3d 1349 (Fed. Cir. 2001), cert. denied, 122 S.Ct. 1436 (2002); Young v. Johnson, 201 Ariz. 61 (App. 2001); ); MCW, Inc. v. Badbusinessbureau.com, LLC, 2004 WL 833595 (N.D. Tex.); Hy Cite Corp. v. Badbusinessbureau.com, LLC, 297 F.Supp.2d 1154 (W.D. Wis. 2004); Whitney Information Network, Inc. v. Xcentric Ventures, LLC, 199 Fed.Appx. 738, 34 Media L. Rep. 2153 (11th Cir. 2006); George S. May Intern. Co. v. Xcentric Ventures, LLC, 409 F. Supp.2d 1052 (N.D. Ill. 2006); ICG-Internet Commerce Group, Inc. v. Wolf, 519 F.Supp.2d 1014, 2007 Corp.L.Dec.P. 29,488 (D. Ariz. 2007); Global Royalties, Ltd., v. Xcentric Ventures, LLC, 544 F.Supp.2d 929, 36 Media L. Rep. 1797 (D. Ariz. 2008). She is a certified member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Ms. Speth is on the Board of Directors of Safe Haven, Inc., a non- profit community redevelopment organization, and is a long time mentor with AZ Quest for Kids.
Ms. Speth has presented seminars for the State Bar of Arizona, the Arizona Small Business Association, The Inventors’ Association of Arizona, National Business Institute, and Lorman Education Services. She is on the faculty of the internationally acclaimed CEO Space. She has also been a guest speaker on television and radio shows addressing intellectual property protection topics.