Our lawyers have extensive experience in handling all aspects of trademark protection before the courts, the trademark offices and the trademark trial and appeal boards. Through that experience, we are able to provide our clients with practical insights on registering and maintaining their domestic and international portfolios and on using licensing and distribution agreements to achieve market penetration without compromising the integrity of their intellectual property rights.
We help clients in all aspects of procuring, protecting and enforcing trademarks, including:
- litigation of trademark matters
- trademark searches
- trademark investigations
- trademark clearance
- preparation of opinion letters regarding trademarks
- filing and prosecuting trademark applications
- prosecution, defence and settlement of trademark proceedings
- policing and monitoring the use of trademarks
- providing general trademark counselling
We manage the trademark portfolios for clients with significant intellectual property assets. Our lawyers have successfully litigated numerous cases involving allegations of trademark infringement and related unfair competition claims, as well as claims of false or misleading advertising. We manage our global network of trademark counsel to oppose or cancel marks, as well as to institute or defend litigation when necessary.
Our trademark team obtains and maintains trademarks registrations for many of our clients. We are responsible for the protection of trademarks, internationally. Members of our team are also responsible for combating domestic and international infringement of our clients’ trademarks.