Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Represents clients in a variety of industry sectors, including retail, energy, technology, and food and drink. The group brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the areas of trademarks, copyright and unfair competition cases. Regularly engaged for trademark portfolio management needs, including registrations, clearance searches and the development of protection strategies.

Strengths An interviewee states: "It has provided great results as a result of its hard work and dedication and all within a reasonable budget."

Another client notes that "the firm provides a complete range of trademark services and it consistently provides high-quality work because of its expertise and team work."

Other sources call it a "terrific trademark boutique"  that provides "results that are fantastic."

Work highlights Represented Red Bull in federal litigation relating to the unauthorized importation and sale of foreign goods, forming part of its campaign against the importers and marketers of gray market goods.

Notable practitioners

David Hilliard
is described by one source as "the dean of the trademark Bar." His extensive experience also extends to copyright and trade dress disputes, and sees him provide expert counsel to a range of clients.