Trademark Legal Services
The members of the firm are trained in the registration of trademarks and service marks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm provides search services to ascertain preliminary mark availability and advises clients of the risks associated with the adoption of proposed marks.
The firm also handles opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In addition, the firm counsels trademark owners and alleged infringers regarding trademark disputes.
International Patent & Trademark Services
An important consideration in the development of an intellectual property portfolio is the need for worldwide protection. The firm assists clients to obtain worldwide patent protection by filing directly in foreign countries and by filing a Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) application, which reserves the right to seek protection in designated member countries at a later date. The firm assists clients to obtain worldwide trademark protection by filing directly in foreign countries. The firm maintains working relationships with firms throughout the world to ensure that direct patent and trademark filings are handled in a timely and cost effective manner.