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2 With a heavyweight reputation and a national reach across the market (World Trademark Review 1000), Fish & Richardson is among the top trademark firms in the United States. Our practice includes experienced trademark attorneys and paralegals who are dedicated to trademark, trade dress, and domain name matters, including strategic counseling and prosecution work as well as complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution. With the support of the world s premier intellectual property (IP) law firm, Fish s trademark group offers the resources of a global IP leader, the expertise of a boutique, and the personal service that comes with a local presence. Fish s Trademark Clients Include: > Bose Corporation > Callaway Golf Company > eharmony, Inc. > Honda Motor Co., Ltd. > Jack In The Box Inc. > Microsoft Corporation > Provide Commerce > Steinway Musical Instruments > Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

3 Trademark Fish s trademark group offers the resources of a global IP leader, the expertise of a boutique, and the personal service that comes with a local presence.

4 Fish understands the importance of trademarks as valuable business assets in today s global economy. Clients turn to us not only to enforce and protect their corporate names, logos, and products, but also to help them build a strong reputation in the marketplace. Trademark Services Fish & Richardson takes a business-oriented approach to handling the range of trademark issues that our clients encounter. We are just as comfortable managing large international portfolios for Fortune 500 corporations as we are assisting emerging companies in developing unique and protectable marks. Our services are available throughout our 11 offices in the United States and our office in Munich, Germany. Our services include: > Registration, maintenance, and renewal of trademarks in the United States and worldwide > Preparation, filing, and prosecution of new trademark applications and responses to Office actions > Trademark docketing > Trademark clearance searches and opinions > Trademark portfolio audits and strategic counseling > Trademark analysis for mergers & acquisitions > Licensing agreements and trademark due diligence > Investigations related to the trademark rights of others > Advice on domain name acquisition and dispute resolution in the United States and worldwide > Trademark oppositions and cancellations before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) > Trademark litigation in federal and state courts > Anticounterfeiting investigations and related litigation > Registration of trademarks with customs in the United States and worldwide > Trademark watch services and 2(d) citation watch services Global Brand Protection Over the course of the firm s more than 130-year history, we have developed strong relationships with law firms around the globe. With our own office in Munich, Germany, and our connections with foreign trademark counsel, we are able to furnish a comprehensive package of trademark services for virtually any jurisdiction in the world while offering clients the benefit of one single point of contact. For our clients that sell products internationally and require a global intellectual property protection and enforcement strategy, we have direct access to expertise on trademark matters in the United States, in Germany, and throughout Europe, including the European Community Trademark system. Total Access with FishLink Extranet Always at the forefront of technology, Fish s trademark team is proud to offer our clients the opportunity to increase their efficiency through the use of our FishLink Extranet a secure, password-protected web portal that gives clients direct access to their trademark and patent portfolios online. Updated daily and offered at no charge, FishLink Extranet allows clients to instantly print status, docket, and maintenance reports and check the status of pending opposition and cancellation proceedings worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Domain Names & Internet As the Internet continues to evolve as a prominent business tool, protecting our clients brands online becomes more important than ever. Our trademark attorneys are experienced in policing and enforcing brands on the Internet, and we have successfully helped clients with their global domain name strategy and enforcement. We advise on all types of domains, including generic top-level domains (gtlds) and country code top-level domains (cctlds), and assist in the recovery of domains already purchased and/or in use by third parties. Our team is also well versed in advising clients on the use of brands in social media, including enforcement and takedown notices to Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. Fish has an excellent track record handling cybersquatting disputes under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) and other country-specific domain disputes. We are also successful at resolving domain name issues through cease-and-desist letters and domain name assignment agreements. When necessary, we have represented clients in federal court litigation. Trademark Litigation If a trademark dispute arises that cannot be resolved by other means (e.g., cease-and-desist letters, UDRP actions, or oppositions), Fish & Richardson is ready to provide sophisticated litigation advice. For both plaintiffs and defendants, we have a depth of experience handling trademark and trade dress infringement cases and often win early victories for our clients via preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders in federal court. In most cases, we are able to favorably settle litigation through negotiation or through a more formal mediation process. We also have international trademark experience through our Munich office and from working with our dedicated foreign associate firms around the globe.

5 Awards & Recognition Top Trademark Law Firm World Trademark Review 1000, National Tier 1 Firm for Trademark Law U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firm Rankings, We are able to furnish a comprehensive package of trademark services for virtually any jurisdiction in the world. Top 30 Game Law Firm Interactive Age, 2011 U.S. Trademark Case of the Year: In re Bose Managing Intellectual Property North America Awards, 2010

6 fr.com Atlanta Austin Boston Dallas Delaware Houston Munich New York Silicon Valley Southern California Twin Cities Washington, DC Fish & Richardson is a global patent, intellectual property (IP) litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe. Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 10 consecutive years. Fish has been winning cases worth billions in controversy often by making new law for the most innovative clients and influential industry leaders since For more information, visit These materials may be considered advertising for legal services under the laws and rules of professional conduct of the jurisdictions in which we practice. The material contained in this brochure has been gathered by the lawyers at Fish & Richardson P.C. for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. Transmission is not intended to create and receipt does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Legal advice of any nature should be sought from legal counsel Fish & Richardson P.C. All Rights Reserved. Document No. TM-0200

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