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.
Haynes and Boone, LLP has been honored as one of the nation’s Top 12, “Gold-Tiered” trademark firms in the 2022 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 directory. Additionally, the firm was ranked as one of two Gold-tiered firms in Texas and as a Top 20 trademark firm in New York. Gold ranked firms are the “crème de la crème,” WTR said, lavishing Haynes Boone’s Trademark Practice Group with [...]