In a highly competitive marketplace, branding is key to the value of a product. If your company has an established trademark that represents and distinguishes your business or its products, it’s important to guard that intellectual property zealously. At IP Law Leaders PLLC, we represent plaintiff companies throughout District of Columbia in trademark infringement disputes. We have a thorough understanding of District of Columbia and federal law, and we know how to protect your rights while building compelling cases. If you are engaged in a disagreement over a registered or unregistered trademark, our capable lawyers will pursue optimal results.
To qualify for legal protection, a trademark must be used in commerce and must be distinctive. There are four categories of distinctiveness:
A trademark need not be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to have protection, but registered marks do offer advantages. Registration serves as constructive notice of ownership nationwide, and the ownership may be incontestable after five years of continuous use.
The attorneys at IP Law Leaders PLLC will examine the details of your case and advise you on the strength of your trademark infringement claim.
Trademark infringement occurs when a company uses a mark that is similar enough to a protected trademark that the new mark is likely to cause confusion among the consuming public. In a successful trademark infringement lawsuit, the plaintiff company could receive remedies such as:
To protect your business and its brand, contact an experienced intellectual property attorney if your trademark has been infringed.
IP Law Leaders PLLC provides quality legal representation to plaintiff companies in trademark disputes. To schedule a consultation, call our Washington office at 833-211-8173 or contact us online.
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