Fenwick's trademark practice handles U.S. and international portfolio work for many of the largest portfolios in the world, as well as notable, brand-savvy emerging innovators and other entities, including over 1,000 trademark clients, most of which have major brands and international needs.

With one of the largest trademark practices at a full-service firm, we are preeminent internationally in strategic trademark protection and focus exclusively on all aspects of trademark counseling and enforcement, including:

  • International clearance
  • Strategic counseling
  • Domestic and international prosecution
  • Brand enforcement
  • Cease and desist work
  • Oppositions and cancellations
  • Audits
  • Dispute resolution
  • Assignments/coexistence agreements
  • Multi-jurisdictional licenses
  • Recordation issues
  • UDRP/other domain name services

Current Worldwide Prosecution Activities

  • Routinely register marks in over 180 jurisdictions worldwide
  • Currently prosecuting over 23,000 applications and registrations worldwide (15,700 outside the U.S.)
  • Handling over 2,000 active domestic and international disputes regarding trademark rights
  • Managing over 400 office actions

Trademark Protection and Policing

  • Prosecuted thousands of U.S. applications and trademarks and are well-known in the U.S. Trademark Office for our experience and expertise
  • Handled numerous oppositions and cancellation actions before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • International trademark and domain registration and policing for some of the largest technology trademark portfolios in the world
  • Extensive, in-house client training to assist clients in clearance, prosecution and identifying and handling policing matters
  • Deep expertise in internet issues, including UDRP and ACPA actions, auction monitoring, DMCA enforcement, domain acquisition and enforcement, and other emerging online issues
  • Our paperless trademark practice is on the cutting-edge of law firm automation and innovation, reducing overall portfolio cost
  • Experts in negotiating trademark licenses and coexistence agreements to the strategic advantage of our clients
  • International network of seasoned, trademark and internet-savvy counsel who provide cost-efficient, effective prosecution and enforcement services
  • Substantial experience providing trademark and related intellectual property rights counseling in corporate/M&A

“For fast-moving technology and life sciences companies, Fenwick is a match made in heaven; at a granular level, it understands the markets in which its clients operate and therefore dispenses precisely tailored advice every time.”

—World Trademark Review 1000

2020 Edition


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