Gary Nelson

Partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Gary Nelson is a partner and a member of the IP practice group at Lewis Roca. He handles matters that include the prosecution and maintenance of large international corporate trademark portfolios in the fashion, sports and entertainment, food, computer software and hardware, and office supply industries. He is involved in the enforcement and defence of trademark, copyright and patent rights for his clients, as well as being an expert in trademark, copyright and patent licensing.

Mr Nelson has also managed more than 7,000 individual trademark applications/registrations throughout the world. Through his network of foreign counsel, he has filed and supervised the prosecution of trademarks in over 150 countries.

Mr Nelson has also been lead counsel on over 150 trademark opposition/cancellation proceedings before the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and has filed hundreds of complaints with the National Arbitration Forum and WIPO under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy to force the transfer of ownership of contested domain names.

Mr Nelson is an expert in domain name disputes and internet law and serves as a neutral and a domain name panellist for WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Centre.

Professional associations

  • INTA
  • IPO
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association

Firm details

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
655 North Central Avenue
Suite 2300
Glendale CA 91203
United States

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