Trade Association Intellectual Property

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Trade associations must identify and protect their intellectual property rights. Our highly experienced Intellectual Property attorneys counsel trade associations on all aspects of intellectual property law, including:

  • Trademark registration and protection (including seals of approval and certification marks)
  • Patent prosecution
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Enforcement of IP rights, from informal cease-and-desist letters to full-blown litigation
  • Copyright protection for association publications (e.g., standards, journal articles, and other publications)
  • eCommerce, privacy, and technology issues