Partner - Venable LLP
Rebecca Liebowitz’s practice focuses on domestic and international trademark prosecution, including searches, registration and enforcement of trademarks. She works with both traditional trademarks (eg, word and device marks, service marks, logos and slogans) and non-traditional trademarks (eg, trade dress and sound marks) for clients in a wide range of industries, including consumer goods, telecommunications providers, banking and financial services, restaurants, non-profit organisations, green technology, cosmetics and educational services.
Providing comprehensive brand management services, Ms Liebowitz regularly assists clients with opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as registering and policing domain names, customs recordation, and copyright matters. Currently, Ms Liebowitz manages more than 4,200 trademarks in more than 150 different countries.
Ms Liebowitz counsels clients in corporate transactions, including conducting due diligence audits of intellectual property and advising on the intricacies of IP transfers. Ms Liebowitz also counsels clients on licence agreements involving various types of intellectual property.
Ms Liebowitz was Venable LLP’s trademark administrator for more than eight years before becoming an attorney and has cultivated relationships with an extensive network of contacts and associates worldwide, helping to protect and enforce clients’ trademark rights. She manages large international portfolios and regularly counsels clients on best filing strategies under both the Madrid Protocol filing system and national filing systems. Ms Liebowitz also advises on trademark licensing and recordation requirements throughout the world.
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