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Arent Fox LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

A premier copyright and trademark protection practice representing some of the most recognizable brand names in areas including food, fashion and apparel, technology, and media and entertainment. Expertise in the management of large trademark portfolios involving significant overseas operations and great experience of handling international trademark disputes. Noted for its cross-border capabilities, particularly on trademark issues in Latin America.

Strengths

Clients say: "It is a great firm with a broad range of experience. The lawyers are quick, attentive and solution-driven."

Another source commends the team's "strong, substantive knowledge in trademark litigation."

"The team may be described as solid and well oiled," reports an interviewee, adding: "They have good communication and their legal expertise and 24/7 availability are their particular strengths."

Work highlights

Managed the international trademark portfolio of the Saul Zaentz Company, owner of the stage, screen and merchandising rights for Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'. The firm's work included trademark enforcement proceedings in the US, Europe, China and Latin America.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Lupo is considered a go-to by fashion and media clients seeking advice on IP matters including copyright and trademark portfolios as well as related branding issues.
"He consistently provides prompt and practical legal guidance."

Michael Grow maintains a strong reputation for his work managing international trademark portfolios for a number of respected clients in the media and entertainment and luxury sectors. His expertise includes advising on trademark registrations, as well as opposition proceedings relating to marks.
"He's patient, thoughtful and a good listener. He has good substantive knowledge."

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Overview

Arent Fox is one of the few go-to firms for novel and high-profile intellectual property issues. Clients seek us out for our creativity and business approach to their legal issues. With approximately 100 full-time IP professionals, we offer a full range of services related to the acquisition, enforcement and commercial exploitation of IP rights and assets.

Intellectual Property Department

Arent Fox LLP

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1717 K Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20036-5342

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Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets


Anthony Lupo
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Michael Grow
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