Brendan Hughes is chair of Cooley's global trademark, copyright and advertising practice group. He regularly counsels clients about the risks associated with using and attempting to register proposed marks, as well as the prosecution of trademark applications and maintenance of registrations. In addition, Brendan represents clients in connection with trademark, copyright and false advertising-related actions in federal court, as well as trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

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Experience

  • CBD Leader Charlotte’s Web successfully enforces trademark  

  • Trademark Litigation Team Defeats Nordstrom's Attempt to Enjoin Use of ‘Beyond the Rack' Mark 

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    JD, 2004

  • Georgetown University
    BA, 1999


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Maryland

Memberships

  • International Trademark Association

  • Maryland State Bar Association