A client with an imminent publishing deadline came to us to provide clearance opinions on over a dozen product trademarks, which we were able to do within 24 hours.
We advised a multinational manufacturer in its selection and clearance of a new house mark, including conducting trademark searches throughout the world.
We regularly collaborate with a renowned branding agency to clear marks for its high-profile clients.
We advised a famous food company on prosecution and defense of its trademark rights worldwide, including prosecution issues, policing infringements, and opposing problematic third-party trademarks.
For a developer of a children’s education platform, we obtained registrations for characters integral to the delivery of its educational content.
We routinely manage IP issues in various corporate business transactions, including the conduct of due diligence on trademark portfolios and the review and negotiation of transactional documents relating to the purchase.
On behalf of a well-known candy company, we spearheaded efforts to stop manufacturers of e-cigarettes and edible marijuana from using food names and/or confusingly similar marks in the sale of these products.
We negotiated the purchase of a blocking portfolio of registrations from a pharmaceutical competitor for well-below market value.
For a luxury shoe distributor, we designed an anti-counterfeit protocol, successfully shutting down numerous websites with counterfeit and/or grey market goods.
We represented a shoe manufacturer in numerous trademark infringement matters, including actions against competing shoe and clothing companies for infringement of its marks.
We have handled a large number of trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings filed by clients worldwide.
On behalf of a well-known candy company, we successfully opposed registration of a competitor’s mark under the option of Accelerated Case Review—a process that allows parties to side-step most discovery and instead come up with a list of agreed-upon facts. This allowed us to streamline the proceeding and focus our efforts on our brief, which resulted in significant cost savings for our client.
We represented a European fashion company in successfully overturning a United States Patent and Trademark Office refusal to register a design mark containing the term “AUX ETATS UNIS,” which the Office had deemed geographically deceptive of luggage.
For a podcasting company accused of trademark infringement, obtained summary judgment of no infringement and a large attorneys’ fees award.
For a podcasting company, assisted in developing a comprehensive plan for registering copyrights and helped implement that plan.
Successfully defended a smaller footwear manufacturer from trademark infringement claims from a much larger manufacturer.
Routinely assist a large on-line platform with defending against copyright infringement allegations.
Working with several online retailers on managing very large portfolios of disparate goods throughout the world and assist them as they accelerate growth through expansion of the brands.
We are working with a multinational financial services company in the area of legacy brand protection and enforcement.
Obtained reversal of federal district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit alleging unfair competition in the use of our client’s band name.
In addition to handling their worldwide trademark portfolio, we represent a high-end, luxury apparel designer in oppositions and cancellations at the TTAB, and challenge infringing domain names in UDRP proceedings.
We manage the worldwide trademark portfolio for a Dominican meat products company based in New Jersey. Our work includes providing trademark clearance opinions, applying for and prosecuting trademarks worldwide, and maintaining and enforcing trademark rights.