Focusing on U.S. and global copyright, advertising, and trademark law, Margaret Esquenet brings a holistic, business-first approach to legal issues. Advising clients across industries—from consumer goods and media companies to tech firms and pharmaceutical manufacturers—she provides legal counsel across all media, in all facets of branding, advertising, and marketing.
In addition to an active licensing and counseling practice, Margaret serves as first chair in federal, state, and administrative TTAB litigations, both advocating for clients’ creative efforts and defending them against allegations of infringement and false advertising. She also advises clients regarding emerging issues on social media platforms, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Copyright Office registration practices, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and National Advertising Division issues, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement. Margaret is experienced in First Amendment and media rights and has been tapped as an intellectual property legal expert for National Public Radio and Bloomberg BNA stories. Margaret is an America’s Women in Business Law Best in Copyright Award winner and has been recognized as a leading trademark attorney by World Trademark Review and named an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property.
Clients rely on Margaret’s legal acumen and business focus. As World Trademark Review reported, ”[she] is a copyright authority with a deep knowledge of trademark law, too,” citing a client’s comment that “Margaret is great to discuss emerging issues and overall IP protection strategy with. She is very willing and quick to learn about business realities and devise approaches that work for her clients.”
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