Riebling IP PLLC

Riebling is a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services in the United States and abroad. Our internationally recognised trademark practice protects some of the most famous brands in the world. Our clientele is nationwide and worldwide, and includes famous household brand names, publicly traded companies, start-ups, professional sports leagues, entertainment media, Olympic governing bodies, advertising agencies, toy companies, Silicon Valley technology companies, domain name registries, software developers, communications service providers, educational content providers, resort hotels, battery manufacturers, and US and foreign law firms. Our oldest publicly traded client is the largest battery company in the world, founded in 1888, which first acquired IP rights from Thomas Edison. Our active client list exceeds 270 companies and IP owners. We currently coordinate and manage a docket of over 5,400 US and worldwide IP matters, litigations and disputes, in 80 countries.

We believe human progress is promoted when those who create benefit from their own imagination.

We believe public health and safety are promoted when consumers are protected from deception about source.

We believe IP theft harms not just companies but their employees, whose jobs depend on fair competition.

We exist to be the voice for IP owners and creators, and to help protect their identities and brands from imitations.

We challenge the status quo, test the limits of what is possible and help the truth emerge.

We are a firm that you will be proud to partner with and that inspires others.

Our competitive advantage is that we are not mass market and have more flexibility to provide dedicated service and attention.

Our firm was founded upon client relationships and experiences that have lasted over 25 years and continue to this day. We are modern enough to survive the times, but old-fashioned enough that our friendships and loyalties endure forever. Peter J Riebling, formerly a partner at a large AmLaw 60 law firm in charge of associates with over 25 years of front-line IP law expertise, created the firm in 2016. Since its founding, the firm has added professionals with significant experience in intellectual property, commercial contracts, securities, corporate finance and corporate governance gained from working at other AmLaw 100 law firms. The firm is currently a team of seven with three attorneys, two paralegals, one senior docketing specialist and one chief financial officer.

Our team has 25 years of experience servicing brand clients in a wide range of industries, including advertising, aerospace, aviation, batteries, beverages, book publishing, cartoon characters, casinos, chemical companies, clothing and apparel, communications service providers, computer games, computer hardware manufacturing, confectioners, corporate training, data analytics, department store chains, dietary supplements, domain name registries, e-commerce, educational publishing, educational software, educational course development, emergency medical equipment, energy and power, entertainment and media, event management, financial institutions, financial services, footwear, healthcare, hospitality, hotels and resorts, hygiene products, industry associations, insurance companies, international aid organisations, labour unions, luxury goods, market research, music creation, musician management, news media and press, non-profits, nutrition, oil field services, Olympic committees and teams, paint and protective coatings, paper-based consumer products, personal care products, physicians, professional football and soccer, professional mixed martial arts, radio stations, real estate development, software companies, sporting and athletic events, sporting goods, talent agencies, technology start-ups, toy and game companies, transportation and storage, travel agencies, economic development agencies, universities, virtual reality, watch manufacturing and website development.

Contact details

Riebling IP PLLC
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Suite 1025
Washington DC 20006
United States

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Sample client list

  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Exide Technologies
  • Fisher-Price
  • Mattel
  • Network Solutions
  • Neustar
  • PFL
  • Spartan Race
  • SuperClubs
  • Web.com
  • Wirecard AG
  • Wurlitzer

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