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Partner at Potomac Law Group PLLC
Todd Bontemps is a partner in Potomac Law Group’s (PLG) IP group with particular expertise in IP protection and strategic corporate branding, both domestically and internationally. For over 25 years, his practice has focused on trademark, copyright, domain name, product packaging and advertising matters. Mr Bontemps helps clients with a wide array of brand counselling, including new name, logo and corporate tagline clearance, trademark licensing programmes, worldwide trademark registration and targeted enforcement against trademark and copyright infringers, product and product packaging counterfeiters and domain name cybersquatters.
He has significant experience with trademark, copyright and related branding and licensing issues throughout the software, high-tech, life sciences, medical device, pharmaceutical, healthcare services, specialty foods, distilled spirits and consumer product/services online retail industries.
Prior to joining PLG, Mr Bontemps worked as an IP attorney for large law firms in Palo Alto and San Francisco, as well as an in-house attorney in London for BP’s Group Trademarks.
He has presented lectures and panel discussions on a variety of global branding topics before various legal, trade and academic organisations, including presentations at the UC Berkeley School of Law and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mr Bontemps is based in Silicon Valley and is a member of the California Bar, as well as the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the anti-counterfeiting and parallel trade team of the European brand owners’ organisation MARQUES.