Trademark Law

Our trademark attorneys evaluate prospective trademarks for both clearance and availability for use; file and prosecute trademark applications in the United States Patent and Trademark Office; handle opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; and use state of the art technology to manage trademark portfolios efficiently and cost-effectively. We also represent clients in trademark infringement litigation, including ex parte seizure orders, temporary restraining orders, and preliminary injunctions in federal and state courts, and we regularly counsel our corporate clients on the protection and enforcement of their trademarks.

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Representation of a French software company in prosecuting and protecting its intellectual property, including prosecuting trademarks in the area of database management software for promoting and advertising goods.

Managing the international trademark portfolio of the country’s leading designer of luxury holiday collectables.

Representation of a premiere beauty and fragrance company in action alleging trademark violations from the sale of counterfeit and defaced goods.

Representation of home products manufacturer in trademark dispute brought by home furnishings manufacturer.

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Managing Intellectual Property has named Karen Bromberg as a Patent Star and as a Trademark Star in its 2018 IP Stars rankings. IP Stars are private practice IP professionals who have been highly recommended by their peers and clients.

Managing Intellectual Property has named Karen H Bromberg, Damir Cefo, and Gurpreet (Ray) Walia as Patent Stars in its 2017 IP Stars ranking.  Karen was also selected as a 2017 Trademark Star.  IP Stars are private practice intellectual professionals who have been highly recommended by their peers and clients.  

Each year, Managing Intellectual Property magazine ranks top IP firms and lawyers in its annual IP Stars ranking guide. This year, the guide recognized three C&G attorneys as 2016 IP Stars. 

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On Wednesday January 21st, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that so-called trademark tacking is a factual question that should be dealt with by juries. C&G PArtner Karen H Bromberg tells Law360 why the decision in Hana Financial Inc. v. Hana Bank is significant.

Law360 covers U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s partially granted motion to dismiss LBF Travel Inc.’s suit against defendants Fareportal Inc. and WK Travel Inc., who are represented by C&G partner, Nathaniel P.T. Read, and associates Joyce E. Kung and Mina S. Reiman. 

This article explains the significance of Davidoff v. CVS and its effect on trademark holders, distributors, retailers, and consumers in the context of gray-goods history and principles.

This article emphasizes the importance of ensuring a trademark application only contains goods or services for which the mark is used.