We help publicly traded companies and local entrepreneurs identify and protect their intellectual property. We offer practical counseling on complex matters to empower our clients to make informed business decisions. Our intellectual property attorneys have unique skills and knowledge that combine the importance of intellectual property protection with the practicality of business law.
Trademarks – Prosecution and Strategy
We counsel clients to identify trademark rights related to words, designs, logos, slogans or trade dress used to distinguish products and services. We also assist with considerations related to corporate identities including trade names.
We coordinate clearance searches related to the registration, use and enforcement of proposed and adopted marks. We offer a range of search strategies to identify any potential obstacles to adoption or registration and to minimize litigation risk.
Our attorneys prepare, file and prosecute trademark applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) and at the state level.
We offer cost-effective portfolio management and maintenance services for applications and registrations in multiple jurisdictions.
We coordinate with a trusted network of professionals for filings and protection in foreign jurisdictions.
We strategize with our clients to protect and enforce trademarks across the Internet, including domain name registrations and in connection with search engines and the evolving forms of social media.
We provide guidance on trademark usage and attribution.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Intellectual Property Practice Group at Ryley Carlock