Trademark Practice

The Dobrusin Law Firm is actively engaged in securing, maintaining and enforcing trademark rights in the United States and throughout the world.

Domestic Trademark Practice

Our domestic trademark practice includes the following services:

  • providing advice on trademark clearance
  • counseling clients on proper usage of trademarks, including labeling, packaging and advertising to comply with various governmental regulations
  • counseling clients on the selection and protection of trademarks
  • trademark searches
  • preparation, filing and prosecution of applications for trademark registration at the state and federal levels
  • post-registration services, including drafting and filing affidavits of use and renewal applications
  • preparation and recording trademark assignments and security agreements
  • record of trademarks with the U.S. Customs Service to help prevent importation of counterfeit goods
  • conducting due diligence concerning trademark assets in connection with acquisitions, mergers and other transfers of ownership
  • litigation
  • litigating opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • preparation of license agreements, trademark distribution agreements, and other intellectual property transfer agreements
  • maintaining a computerized database of client marks
  • trademark policing (if requested)
  • registration of trade or fictitious names under state laws
  • Internet domain name disputes and registration

International Trademark Practice

To provide greater efficiency in the management of our clients international trademark matters, we coordinate trademark filings, prosecution and other matters concerning trademark registration with an associate qualified to practice in a particular country or regional territory where protection is being sought. Our practice includes the following services:

  • providing advice on trademark clearance
  • counseling clients on proper usage of trademarks, including labeling, packaging and advertising to comply with various governmental regulations
  • counseling clients on the selection and protection of trademarks
  • trademark searches
  • preparation, filing and prosecution of applications for trademark registration
  • post-registration services
  • preparation and recording trademark assignments and security agreements
  • conducting due diligence concerning trademark assets in connection with acquisitions, mergers and other transfers of ownership
  • litigation
  • litigating opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • preparation of license agreements, trademark distribution agreements, and other intellectual property transfer agreements
  • maintaining a computerized database of client marks
  • trademark policing (if requested)
  • Internet domain name disputes and registration