Trademarks, Domain Names & Copyrights


Walter | Haverfield has assembled a team of seasoned IP 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


The Trademarks, Domain Names & Copyrights group’s experience and services include the following:

  • 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.

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