• ​Opposition and Cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board

  • Litigates intellectual property matters in Federal courts involving

                 - trademark                               - copyright

                 - false advertising                       - cybersquatting

                 - trade dress                              - gray market

                 - trade secret                             - customs enforcement

  • Customized intellectual property enforcement programs for corporate clients

  • International Opposition and Cancellation proceedings

  • Domain name rights and protection on the Internet, including new Top Level Domains

  • Strategic advice regarding availability, adoption, proper use, and fair use of IP rights

  • Registration and maintenance of trademarks for domestic and foreign clients

  • Negotiates/drafts complex IP licenses, agreements and work-for-hire agreements

  • Deep experience in transactional work - analysis, acquisition, sale, assignment of IP portfolios


Downing IP Law



  • Protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Intellectual property counseling
  • Portfolio management, licensing and transactions

Law Offices of Dickerson M. Downing