Trademark, Copyright & Advertising

Counsel hundreds of companies each day on global brand management and protection

Why Cooley
  • International team across the US and UK brings 3+ decades of experience representing clients’ trademark, copyright and advertising interests in virtually every jurisdiction in the world
  • Advise startups to billion-dollar leaders across industries on the selection, adoption and protection of marks, the protection and registration of copyrights and the development of sound advertising campaigns
  • 100+ trademark, copyright and advertising litigation matters in the last 5 years for major brands like Google, Facebook, Sazerac and Nintendo
  • 100+ domain name recovery proceedings in the last 2 years; 100% win rate in ccTLD disputes and in new gTLD objections
  • 1,500+ domain names recovered through UDRP and Nominet proceedings
  • 22,500+ trademarks under our management across 180+ jurisdictions worldwide
  • Extensive network of experienced lawyers with whom we partner located in 100+ key jurisdictions around the world
  • Clients range from major brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Bluetooth SIG, National Public Radio (NRP), Gilead Sciences, Google, KFC, LinkedIn, Mozilla (Firefox), Nikon Europe, Pabst Brewing Company, Pizza Hut, Rosetta Stone, Sazerac, SpaceX, Stratasys, Tesla, The North Face, Timberland, Twitter, Walmart and Yelp!, to high-growth startups and emerging companies like 3D Robotics, Houzz, Kik Interactive, and littleBits Electronics
Efficient, practical and results-focused trademark team – Legal 500
2015 IP Litigation Department of the Year finalist – The American Lawyer
Winning performances in high-stakes, high-dollar trials make Cooley an undeniable IP litigation powerhouse. – The Recorder
  • World Trademark Review 1000: Gold Tier for Trademark Law (2017)
  • National Law Journal: Intellectual Property Hot List (2016)
  • Law360: Litigation Powerhouse (2016)
  • Managing Intellectual Property: Trademark Law (2016)
  • Chambers USA, UK: Intellectual Property (2016)
  • Legal 500: Trademark Litigation & Trademark Non-Contentious (2016)
  • The American Lawyer: IP Litigation Department of the Year Finalist (2015)
Group Contacts
Peter Willsey Partner, Washington, DC
Janet Cullum Partner, New York
John Crittenden Partner, San Francisco
Nick Bolter Partner, London
Anne Peck Partner, Palo Alto
Bobby Ghajar Partner, Los Angeles
Brendan Hughes Partner, Washington, DC
Scott Dailard Partner, San Diego