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We provide a full range of trademark portfolio planning services. We conduct trademark searches and advise on trademark clearance, selection, and enforcement and are known for our ability to secure, maintain, and enforce trademark rights here in the United States and internationally.
Our trademark attorneys assist clients in establishing and enhancing their profiles in the marketplace by securing trademark registrations, and by litigating trademark and unfair competition claims. We frequently aid in the development and selection of trademarks, conduct trademark searches, investigate trademark usage, and prepare clearance opinions for clients.
We have counseled clients on Internet domain name disputes and have participated in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark and Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. We have also litigated trademark counterfeiting issues. We frequently assist clients with establishing appropriate trademark usage for packaging and advertising, and negotiate and prepare trademark assignments and trademark licensing programs.
We have broad experience in trademark litigation in the federal and state courts, and extensive experience in all the important venues for protecting intellectual property rights. Internationally, we are able to coordinate opposition, cancellation, and infringement against conflicting trademark applications or registrations in nearly every jurisdiction in order to enforce our clients' trademark rights.
Unfair trade practices can include any of a number of allegations, including the misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertising, and unfair competition. Claims of unfair trade practices can arise in all areas of technology, and they often surface in conjunction with intellectual property claims of patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.
Our range of experience in all areas of intellectual property puts us in the perfect position to protect our clients' valuable assets when they are either pursuing or defending an unfair trade practices claim. Our attorneys work with clients to maximize the protection of their intellectual property and to guide them through the intricacies of unfair trade practice law when issues arise.
As part of the process of preventative counseling, we make sure that our clients have appropriate agreements and licenses in place in the event that a challenge to their assets is made. We are often asked to litigate unfair trade practice claims on behalf of our clients, and we have an outstanding record of success.
Our across-the-board intellectual property experience ensures that we are always prepared to pursue or defend claims involving our clients' intellectual assets.