Trademarks

Benesch’s 3iP Group has a full service trademark practice. We represent clients in every phase of the trademark process in the U.S. and coordinate trademark-related activities outside the U.S. Among other things, our trademark lawyers obtain trademark registrations for clients and assist them in developing and implementing enforcement programs on a global basis. Our trademark litigators represent clients in courts and administrative agencies throughout the U.S. and have produced excellent results for our clients.

Services include:

  • Advising clients on the selection, adoption, use, and registration of trademarks and domain names
  • Obtaining state and federal trademark registrations for clients
  • Drafting and negotiating trademark-related agreements, including trademark licenses and private label agreements
  • Prosecuting and defending trademark and trade dress infringement actions
  • Advising clients on proper trademark usage and policing their marks

Recent representative engagements include:

  • Successfully defended a global paints and coatings producer against a temporary restraining order in a trademark infringement action filed by a competitor in federal court
  • Developed and implemented trademark enforcement strategies for multiple clients
  • Represented a household glue marketer in a trademark infringement action against counterfeiters, resulting in a permanent injunction and $2.25 million judgment
  • Obtained a permanent injunction for a wireless telephone service provider in a trademark infringement action against a former licensee
  • Obtained product design trademark registrations for a consumer products company
  • Obtained a permanent injunction and damages for a marketer of fitness equipment in a suit against an importer of counterfeit equipment