Our trademarks team has the insight and experience to deliver thoughtful counsel and innovative solutions to our clients. We serve as trusted advisors for clients ranging from entrepreneurs and small business owners to companies and organizations with a worldwide reach. Our team handles all phases of trademark transactions, including complex licensing matters. We assist clients in securing U.S. trademark protection and coordinate the filing and prosecution of U.S. and international trademark applications.
Our attorneys routinely provide services on name availability and selection of marks, as well as preparation of use-based and intent-based registration applications, prosecution of applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office through registration, and the policing and enforcement of trademark and service mark rights and rights under Federal Unfair Competition laws. Our attorneys likewise represent clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in opposition and cancellation actions and other ex parte matters, and regularly negotiate coexistence agreements and related consent to register agreements to resolve trademark disputes.
We also routinely arrange for filing trademark applications around the globe through Madrid protocol and extensive, long-standing relationships with hundreds of foreign law firms. We negotiate coexistence agreements and consent to register agreements, and we manage oppositions and cancellations internationally. Additionally, we have experience in strategic counselling regarding geofencing of rights.
When litigation is required, our trademark and unfair competition litigation team manages cases in court and in U.S. and foreign trademark offices.