Shareholder at McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd
Ronald DiCerbo has extensive experience in US and international trademark law and design protection. He advises clients on the selection, adoption and use of trademarks; brand development and protection; product design rights; and trademark, design patent and copyright portfolio acquisition, management and protection.
Mr DiCerbo provides litigation and counselling services to a diverse range of industries in both small and large companies. He currently represents clients in the fields of apparel; automotive products; children's products; consumer electronics and accessories; consumer retail products; electronic learning devices; eyewear; fashion design; food additives and dietary supplements; furniture; hardware and tools; home furnishings and houseware; industrial machinery; jewellery; lawns and gardening; indoor and outdoor lighting; medical services and devices; novelty items; packaging; publishing; restaurants and beverages; safety devices; sporting goods and athletic equipment; toys and games, as well as many others.
Mr DiCerbo has represented clients in US and international trademark disputes, inter partes and ex parte proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before trademark offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, South Africa and South America. He also represents plaintiffs and defendants in patent, trademark and unfair competition litigation. His trademark litigation experience includes asserting and defending claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition in state and federal courts, as well as managing trademark infringement and unfair competition disputes in non-US jurisdictions. His patent litigation experience includes due diligence reviews of IP rights, pre-litigation dispute resolution, discovery, claim construction and trial and appellate practice.