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- EducationPepperdine University School of Law
J.D., summa cum laude, 2018
Pepperdine Law Review
B.A. (Political Science), summa cum laude, 2015
Bailey Blaies is an associate at Caldwell Cassady & Curry who represents individuals and companies in all phases of intellectual property litigation and business litigation.
Licensed to practice in both Texas and California, Ms. Blaies is a proven advocate for clients. In addition to representing clients in court, her legal track record includes drafting pleadings and motions, handling settlement negotiations, and preparing discovery requests and responses.
Ms. Blaies is a summa cum laude graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law and Pepperdine University. During law school, she was named the Best Oral Advocate and recognized for writing the Best Brief as a member of the Pepperdine Law moot court team that won the American Bar Association’s West Coast Moot Court Competition. She also was a member of the Pepperdine Law Review.
Prior to law school, Ms. Blaies served as an intern for Texas Senator John Cornyn and Texas Congresswoman Kay Granger.
- SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Limited, et al.Ms. Blaies defends World Programming Limited, YUM! Brands, Inc., Luminex Software, Inc., Pizza Hut, Inc., and Shaw Industries Group, Inc., in a high-profile copyright and patent case brought against the companies by SAS Institute in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The lawsuit alleges that World Programming’s analytics software infringes intellectual property owned by SAS Institute. This is the latest in a decade-long string of lawsuits that SAS Institute has brought against its direct competitor, World Programming. In addition to defending against the copyright and patent allegations, Ms. Blaies represents World Programming in the company’s antitrust counterclaims stemming from SAS Institute’s violations of the Sherman Act and the Lanham Act, as well as other state and federal laws. The case is set for trial before the Hon. Judge Rodney Gilstrap in August 2020.
- Match Group, LLC v. Bumble Trading, Inc.Ms. Blaies represents Match Group, LLC, owner of numerous online dating brands including the iconic Tinder application, in a highly publicized intellectual property and business dispute with competitor Bumble Trading, Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.