For our clients, developing, maintaining, protecting, and enforcing a distinctive brand identity is the foundation for success in our global economy. A powerful brand represents a valuable business asset and serves as an integral component to a robust intellectual property portfolio. The attorneys of Ludwig, APC know the significance of building and protecting a brand, and we do it every day.
Ludwig, APC’s professionals enjoy an aptitude in trademark law, permitting our firm to effectively counsel clients across the full spectrum of trademark issues they face, no matter what the industry or market may be. We team with our clients and tailor solutions that fit their business goals, provide leverage in the marketplace, and safeguard their rights in the brands they create. Ludwig, APC offers a comprehensive suite of trademark services, including:
- Trademark clearance searches and opinions.
- Trademark application preparation, filing, prosecution (e.g. office action responses), and registration services for U.S. and international trademarks.
- Trademark counseling and portfolio development.
- Trademark licensing agreements.
- Trademark infringement opinions.
- Trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”).
- Trademark litigation in federal and state courts.
- Domain name disputes.
- ICANN, UDRP, and WIPO disputes.
- Recordation of trademarks with the customs office in the U.S. and abroad.
- Trademark maintenance and renewal services for U.S. and international trademarks.
- Trademark monitoring services.
At Ludwig, APC, our reach is global, just like our clients. We routinely tap into our network of foreign associates, which allows Ludwig, APC to furnish worldwide trademark services while offering our clients a local point of contact.
Furthermore, if enforcement of your trademark rights is necessary or defending against charges of trademark infringement becomes unavoidable, the experienced trial attorneys at Ludwig, APC are there for you. Ludwig, APC offers broad litigation services beginning with the formulation of a winning strategy. Our attorneys routinely prepare cease-and-desist demands, take-down notices, TTAB opposition and cancellation proceedings, and anti-cybersquatting actions. Moreover, Ludwig, APC’s trial attorneys are there all the way through the assertion of trademark rights and defending clients’ interests in federal and state courts throughout the United States.