All-inclusive trademark practice involving both litigation and transactional work that is uniquely positioned to protect client brands around the globe.
We know trademarks. With a team of more than 25 lawyers, including Professor J. Thomas McCarthy, world-renowned author of the well-respected McCarthy on Trademarks and Unfair Competition, we are a one-stop practice for guarding valuable business assets. Our lawyers have deep experience as trademark prosecutors and litigators, and are highly skilled in advising clients on strategic trademark protection as well as defending their trademark rights when infringement issues arise.
To serve the trademark needs of multinational corporations, we work with a trusted network of global counsel to handle trademark filings and enforcement proceedings outside the United States. In order to deliver the best advice to all of our clients, our team works closely with transactional lawyers on trademark licenses, trademark due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and various trademark issues in connection with the formation, operation, financing, and sale of businesses.
As experienced litigators, our lawyers routinely secure both injunctions and defensive victories for clients. We represent clients in all types of trademark-related claims under both federal and state laws, including:
In addition, our team has significant litigation experience with complex counterfeiting and gray market cases, and has obtained injunctive relief for our clients in in the U.S. and other countries. Clients regularly turn to us for advice on important business decisions relating to product distribution and packaging issues, and we help develop global enforcement and anti-counterfeiting strategies to aid in the worldwide protection of clients’ trademarks and copyrights. We also represent clients in disputes involving infringing Internet domain names and cybersquatting through ICANN’s arbitration procedures and U.S. Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act actions.
Legal 500 US 2018
Chambers Global 2019
U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2019
Asian Legal Business 2017