Walter | Haverfield has assembled a team of seasoned intellectual property legal professionals who specifically focus their practices on helping companies develop, manage and protect some of their most valuable assets–namely, their trademarks, domain names, and copyrights. We offer significant bench strength in this area, having provided counseling to clients of all sizes, sophistication and industries–both here and abroad.

Services in the areas of trademarks, domain names, and copyrights include:

  • Trademark Clearance in U.S. and Worldwide
  • Preparation and Prosecution of Trademark Applications before the USPTO
  • Preparation and Prosecution of Trademarks in Foreign Trademark Offices
  • Management of Trademark Portfolios in the U.S. and Worldwide
  • Clearance of Domain Names
  • Obtaining Domain Names and Crafting URL Terms of Use
  • Monitoring of Domain Names Worldwide, and Taking Action for Misappropriation of Domain Names
  • Obtaining Copyright Protection and Enforcement Copyrights



Our team’s experience includes:

  • The preparation and procurement of copyrights.
  • Provides advice regarding copyright law issues such as ownership, works made for hire, fair use analysis, and use of copyrighted work in educational settings.
  • Prepares and prosecutes trademark applications and obtaining trademark registrations for clients.
  • Prepares numerous trademark clearance opinions.
  • Routinely performs trademark availability searches.
  • Strategically advises clients with recommendations related to selection of trademarks.
  • Representation of a consumer electronics company in trademark opposition proceedings involving a multinational, Fortune 500 company.