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Vondran Legal® Brand Protection Services

We have been helping companies large and small and creative individuals since 2004.  During that time we have helped thousands of legal clients with a wide variety of IP and business-related legal issues.

TRADEMARKS

  1. Trademark consulting (before you commit to your brand name)
  2. Trademark registration
  3. Registration of marks with Customs and Border Protection (IPRR filings)
  4. Registering your trademarks with the Trademark Clearinghouse (to help curb domain name cybersquatters)
  5. Trademark mediation and arbitration
  6. Federal trademark litigation
  7. Trademark cancellation and opposition
  8. Trademark fair use and parody analysis
  9. Counterfeits
  10. UDRP domain name disputes (ACPA and RDNH cases)

COPYRIGHTS

  1. Copyright registration (from $495) (ex. jewelry, architectural plans, photographs, candles, video, websites, Etsy products)
  2. Copyright infringement
  3. Photo infringement (contingency enforcement)
  4. Software audits and EULA licensing issues (recover lost licensing fees)
  5. Fair use analysis
  6. DMCA takedowns (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  7. NFT copyright issues and smart contracts
  8. Metaverse issues (buying, selling, leasing digital land)

TRADE SECRETS

  1. Trade secret arbitration and mediation (JAMS, AAA, ADR, WIPO, NAF, CIIDRC)
  2. Breach of non-disclosure agreements (NDA)
  3. Breach of non-solicitation agreements (NSA)
  4. Trade Secret litigation 

RIGHT OF PUBLICITY [California Cases]

  1. Celebrity endorsement agreements
  2. Name, image, likeness infringement
  3. Rights of heirs - right of publicity (Secretary of State registration)

REPUTATION MANAGEMENT

  1. DMCA takedowns (ex. cloning and phishing websites, trademarks, imposter accounts)
  2. Online reviews & defamation, libel analysis, and takedown
  3. Anti-SLAPP motions

SAMPLE CASE OUTCOMES

When it comes to experience, we have it in droves.  Here is a sample of some of the types of cases we have handled since 2004.

  • Represented startup companies in choosing great company names
  • Helped many companies register for Federal trademark protection
  • Handled several trademark litigation lawsuits
  • Filed trademark cancellation proceeding against Fortune 500 company
  • Analyzed fair use potential for political parody product
  • Represented many clients in regard to the sale of counterfeit goods
  • Obtained a UDRP finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking against a law firm seeking a legal domain
  • Enforce photo copyrights of a prominent Los Angeles fine art photographer leading to thousands in recovery
  • Handled over 300 cases relating to improper software usage rights (violation of EULA)
  • Represented several documentary film producers with fair use opinions
  • Helped social media influencers protect their brand on Instagram from counterfeit and fake sites
  • Successfully sued a top 10 sports marketing manufacturer for violation of athletes' right of publicity
  • Reviewed model and celebrity contracts for professional talent (California clients only, or where California choice-of-law provision)
  • Issued and responded to many DMCA takedown letters
  • Experience handling DMCA 1202 anti-circumvention claims
  • Recovered over $20,000 in an Anti-SLAPP lawsuit (falsely alleging freedom of speech)
  • Handled nearly 100 cases involving illegal boxing piracy (interception of TV or broadcast signals)
  • Have handled nearly 500 cases involving illegal download and distribution of copyright-protected content via BitTorrent

Contact our IP Defenders Group for more information

We can be reached at (877) 276-5084 for more information.  Or, simply fill out our contact form and we will contact you.  Since 2004, we have helped a wide range of business professionals manage and protect their legal brands.  Moreover, we have litigated over 300 cases in both State and Federal Courts in California, Arizona, Texas, Minnesota, and New York.

Contact us for an initial consultation!

For more information, or to discuss your case or our experience and qualifications please contact us at (877) 276-5084. Please note that our firm does not represent you unless and until a written retainer agreement is signed, and any applicable legal fees are paid. All initial conversations are general in nature. Free consultations are limited to time and availability of counsel and will depend on the type of case you are calling about (no free consultations for other lawyers). All users and potential clients are bound by our Terms of Use Policies. We look forward to working with you!
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