Domestic and international clients seeking to expand or protect their brand entrust their trademark matters to Waller. Known by clients to be approachable and pragmatic, we serve our trademark clients by translating complex legal issues into manageable data. Our attorneys:

  • Counsel clients regarding the selection, clearance, registration and maintenance of trademarks in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Assist clients in monitoring third-party use of potentially infringing trademarks and litigate on their behalf in instances of infringement.
  • Advise clients regarding registration of their trademarks in the United States and internationally. We have developed a network of trademark counsel throughout the world and have worked with clients to protect their trademarks in 143 countries.
  • Manage a trademark docketing system and client-accessible extranet to assist clients in maintaining and renewing trademark registrations around the world.
  • Assist in drafting and negotiation of domestic and international trademark license agreements, including franchise license agreements.

With an extensive background in enforcing trademark rights and defending clients from allegations of trademark infringement, Waller attorneys have the experience to deliver comprehensive trademark enforcement advice. Our trademark dispute resolution practice includes handling trademark disputes in state and federal court, as well as before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Clients from a broad range of industries seek advice and counsel from our group regarding internet domain name disputes and actions under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy.

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