Shelise Rupp is routinely involved in trademark prosecution and enforcement, intellectual property and commercial litigation, and contract drafting and review. Her practice includes advising clients on data protection issues in connection with various data privacy laws, including the European Union’s and United Kingdom’s General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”), the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), and the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”). Clients seek her assistance with reviewing the applicability of these laws and assessing risks and legal obligations associated with them.

Among other things, Shelise has:

  • Contributed to the removal of many online listings and webpages infringing clients’ intellectual property
  • Prepared and assisted in the execution of settlement agreements designed to prevent the further infringement of clients’ intellectual property
  • Assisted in bringing a number of products to market by prosecuting their corresponding trademarks
  • Drafted and updated privacy policies to assist with data privacy compliance
  • Provided company-wide data privacy compliance trainings
  • Conducted reviews of companies’ third-party data processing agreements, including cross-border data transfer mechanisms where applicable

Shelise is from Southern California and moved to Utah to attend Brigham Young University, were she obtained both her undergrad and law school degrees. Shelise enjoys reading, writing, and literature and majored in English before attending law school. In fact, Shelise grew up reading intellectual property textbooks from her family’s library, which helped set the foundation for her career. Shelise has worked in an office of general counsel, as a research fellow, with BYU’s Copyright Licensing Office, and with previous firms on IP matters. Shelise also participated in a number of moot court competitions which she enjoys attending.


  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox, Washington D.C. (Summer Associate, June 2018 – July 2018)
  • Kelly IP, Washington D.C. (Summer Associate, May 2018 – June 2018)
  • Utah District Court for the District of Utah, Judge David Sam, Salt Lake City, UT (Intern, January 2018 – April 2018)
  • Copyright Licensing Office, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (Senior Licensing Processor, August 2017 – April 2019)
  • International Center of Law and Religious Studies, Provo, UT (Research Fellow/Assistant, May 2017 – April 2019)
  • Office of General Counsel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT (Legal Extern, May 2017 – June 2017)
  • BYU Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections, Provo, UT (Research Assistant, January 2016 – July 2016)
  • Langlois Family Law Firm, Calabasas, CA (Intern, November 2014 – December 2014)


  • J.D., J. Reuben Clark Law School, Dean’s List, 2017 Maud Birkin Peterson Summer Research Fellow for the International Center of Religious Studies, 2019
  • B.A., English, Brigham Young University, 2016


  • Utah State Bar
  • District of Columbia


  • 2018 Rex E. Lee Moot Court Semifinalist
  • Best Oralist in Workman Nydegger’s Local IP Moot Court Competition
  • Best Overall Team in the EUARE International Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition


  • Women Lawyers
  • Salt Lake County Bar
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Nonie Barrigar


  • 15 years at Workman Nydegger

Contact Information
Email nbarrigar@wnlaw.com
Phone 801-533-9800


  • Tagalog