✓ Trademark clearance, search and due diligence.
✓ U.S. Federal trademark applications and registrations.
✓ Responses to complex Office Actions and refusals to register trademarks.
✓ Trademark appeals and petitions.
✓ Cancellations; Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") practice.
✓ Statements of Use / Extensions.
✓ Protection and enforcement of trademarks online and on Social Media.
✓ Intellectual Property litigation.
✓ Trademark ownership changes, transfers and assignments.
✓ Trademark renewals and post-registration maintenance.
✓ Cease and desist letters; trademark protection nationwide.
✓ Global trademark registration and protection.
✓ International trademark protection (Madrid Protocol).
✓ Anti-counterfeiting; import / export protection and enforcement.
✓ Trademark status Monitoring and infringement watch services.
✓ Complex Intellectual Property due diligence investigations.
✓ Copyright Registration: Literary works, software and mobile apps, audio-visual works, visual arts (paintings, sculptures), sound recordings, movies, etc.
✓ Copyright assignments and ownership transfers.
✓ "Work for hire" agreements.
✓ Copyright enforcement.
✓ Online protection of copyrights.
✓ Disputes regarding the registration of domain names ("UDRP"); representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
✓ Domain name acquisitions and sales.
✓ Worldwide protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property on the Internet.
✓ Domain portfolio management and monitoring.
✓ Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) disputes.
✓ Incorporation and business formations.
✓ Fictitious business names and DBAs.
✓ Contracts, agreements, import/export rules and regulations.
✓ Mergers and acquisitions; purchase and sale of business assets and Intellectual Property.
✓ Software startup counseling: formation, registrations, permits, agreements, licenses.
✓ Biotech startup counseling: incorporation, licensing.
✓ FDA regulations and IRB approvals, CDC permits.
✓ Counseling of foreign technology startups regarding compliance with U.S. laws.
✓ Representing both plaintiffs and defendants in Intellectual Property matters.
✓ Litigation and mediation.
✓ California State and Federal litigation.