Partner at Venable LLP
Andrew D Price, co-chair of Venable's Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Group, is a globally recognised IP attorney who helps clients establish, protect and profit from their brands worldwide. Mr Price manages large portfolios of trademarks, exploits IP opportunities and controls crisis situations for clients of all sizes – from start-ups and celebrities to non-profit and multinational corporations. He focuses on brand strategy, as well as clearing, registering, licensing, enforcing and defending all types of trademark worldwide, including brand names, logos, slogans, trade dress such as product configuration and non-traditional marks such as motion marks.
In naming Mr Price one of the WTR Global Leaders 2019, World Trademark Review said: “Andrew Price's passion for trademark law sets him apart; he brings incredible and infectious energy to the practice, harnessing it to execute for his clients accurately, speedily and cost-effectively. Brand owners love his commitment not just to their needs but also to important issues such as diversity.”
Mr Price's practice includes bringing and defending opposition and cancellation actions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He also works closely with the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Group to bring and defend against trademark-related lawsuits, including preliminary injunction motions, in US federal court, and has settled cases by mediation. Abroad, Mr Price oversees a personal network of top foreign lawyers in a full range of trademark work, from searching to litigation, and has significant experience in China.
He is also lead guitarist in the local band Noise in the Basement, which won Law Rocks DC 2016, 2017 and 2018 at the legendary 9:30 Club, raising more than $80,000 for charity to date.
Mr Price is a member of Venable's Diversity Committee.