Global IP Counselors
Global IP Counselors, LLP is a full service intellectual property firm.
The Washington D.C. office provides a strategic location close to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and key courts for IP enforcement. Global IP Counselors works closely with international firms to obtain, enforce, and leverage our clients’ IP rights efficiently and effectively throughout the globe.
Global IP provides clients with world class patent preparation, prosecution and counseling. We perform all phases of patent prosecution for domestic and international portfolios, including preparing new patent applications, and representing clients at the USPTO. When necessary, the firm files and defends litigation and a variety of post issuance proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The firm counsels clients on all aspects of patent strategy, including the impact of the America Invents Act (AIA) on patentability, freedom-to-operate, patent infringement and enforcement issues.
Global IP offers clients the full range of trademark development and brand protection services including global trademark portfolio management, enforcement, and litigation. We provide worldwide clearance, prosecution, and maintenance for all types of trademarks and service marks across a wide range of industries. The firm offers comprehensive brand strategies involving domain names, trade dress, and product design. We bring and defend Opposition and Cancellation cases at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
LITIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Global IP protects client intellectual property rights and combats infringement worldwide through comprehensive enforcement strategies. The firm aggressively engages in intellectual property litigation involving patent, trademark, trade secrets, and copyrights in key courts throughout the country. We have particular expertise in parallel proceedings at the Patent Office and in district court litigation. When litigation is not in the client’s best interests, the firm proactively considers and implements alternative dispute resolution and mediation.
ANTI-COUNTERFEITING AND CUSTOMS PROTECTION
Global IP advises clients on various IP policing and protection strategies including developing anti-counterfeiting campaigns and policing gray market goods. The firm enlists the support of federal and local law enforcement such as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for seizures of counterfeit goods and imports.