Pierce Atwood’s trademark attorneys provide creative, practical, business-oriented advice on trademark matters across a variety of industries. Its clients range from Fortune 500 businesses to technology start-ups throughout the United States and abroad. The firm’s deep bench of expertise covers the entire lifecycle of a trademark. Pierce Atwood trademark attorneys have many years of experience counseling and assisting clients on the selection and clearance of new trademarks, sophisticated domestic and foreign filing and prosecution strategies, trademark licensing and transactional work, and enforcement of trademark rights.
When business solutions are not available to resolve trademark disputes, our attorneys enforce and defend trademark rights in federal and state courts, in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO, and in domain name administrative proceedings under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).
We know that it is critical to thoroughly understand a client’s business in order to provide the best advice and counsel. Our trademark attorneys have a wide range of industry experience to meet those needs, in areas including:
- Banking and financial services
- Computer software
- Consumer products
- Electronics and semiconductors
- Fashion and apparel
- Food and beverage
- Heavy machinery
- Personal care products
- Sporting goods
We work regularly with clients on marketing and advertising issues involving trademarks, copyrights, rights clearance, rights of privacy and publicity, content review, sweepstakes and contests, and false and deceptive advertising.
Pierce Atwood trademark attorneys also help clients manage the unique risks presented by online issues such as domain name disputes and cybersquatting, keyword advertising, social media, and other Internet-enabled practices of concern to brand owners. Leveraging a network of highly skilled trademark agents and counsel around the world, Pierce Atwood’s trademark team has the global reach to deliver results that brand owners need and expect.