Hopkins IP searches and clears brand names, logos, slogans, and trade dress and registers trademarks in the United States and worldwide. Hopkins IP collaborates with established foreign associates around the world to register trademarks and navigate foreign trademark law. Hopkins IP counsels clients on trademark matters, conducts trademark audits, drafts and negotiates trademark license agreements, and completes trademark due diligence in transactional matters. Hopkins IP represents clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and we help our clients enforce their trademarks, litigating on their behalf before the federal courts. We defend our clients against trademark infringement and unfair competition claims and negotiate cease and desist letters.
Hopkins IP counsels clients on copyright matters and registers copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office. We prepare copyright notices and use policies and draft and negotiate copyright license agreements. Hopkins IP helps our clients enforce their copyrights, litigating on their behalf before the federal courts. We defend our clients against copyright infringement claims and negotiate cease and desist letters.
Hopkins IP provides intellectual property counseling to clients including trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, unfair competition, litigation, and business advice. We conduct intellectual property audits reviewing our clients’ intellectual property portfolios. Based on the clients’ needs and goals, we make recommendations for protection.
Hopkins IP represents clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. We help our clients enforce their intellectual property, litigating on their behalf before the federal courts and vigorously defend our clients against infringement claims. We draft and negotiate cease and desist letters with an eye towards reaching fair settlement in lieu of litigation.
Hopkins IP provides due diligence of intellectual property during corporate transactional matters providing in-depth review of intellectual property assets to evaluate the strength, scope, and enforceability of intellectual property to be acquired or sold. We prepare and negotiate intellectual property licenses. Hopkins IP also drafts and negotiates contracts and agreements with a focus on protecting intellectual property rights, including independent contractor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, manufacturing agreements, partnership agreements, non-compete agreements, and employment agreements.