McLane Middleton's intellectual property group makes it their priority to understand its clients’ goods and services, marketing strategies, and technology to provide effectual advice on matters affecting brands and related intellectual property rights.

We represent a wide and diverse variety of clients from start-ups and small businesses to large privately held corporations and publicly traded companies for their trademark legal services and consult.

Our attorneys prosecute and defend an array of trademark infringement and unfair competition actions in state and federal courts, as well as opposition/cancellation proceedings with the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board.

McLane Middleton is a member of Terralex and the International Trademark Association, and assists clients in over 50 foreign countries with trademark protection and maintenance matters.

Our trademark services include:

  • Searching state, federal and foreign registers for clearance of marks
  • Rendering opinions on ability to use and register, and infringement matters
  • National and global brand protection strategies
  • Preparing and securing registration applications
  • Maintenance filings
  • Electronic filing capabilities
  • Litigation and enforcement of rights
  • Watch/protection service

For additional information, contact Mark Wright, chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Group.