Trademark Cancellations and Oppositions
Cancellations and oppositions can be incredibly useful proceedings when another entity files for a conflicting trademark, or when an earlier application or registration blocks a brand owner’s own application. One of the areas where Haynes and Boone consistently provides successful results for its clients is in administrative proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The trademark lawyers at Haynes and Boone have guided their clients through hundreds of successful trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings, with Jeff Becker being repeatedly and nationally recognized for his experience in “Enforcement and Litigation” work by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000. We have both successfully enforced our clients' rights against third parties before the TTAB and have prevailed against third parties who sought to prevent our clients from registering their trademarks or petitioned to cancel their registrations.
In its annual rankings, World Trademark Review (WTR) ranked Haynes and Boone, LLP among the nation’s top 12 “Gold-tiered” firms for the 2024 edition of the WTR 1000. This is the 15th consecutive year for Haynes Boone to rank among the nation’s best in the prestigious directory. Haynes Boone ranked as one of only two Gold firms in Texas and among the top 20 firms in New York. With the largest Intel [...]