Business seeks profit. Uniquely, we embrace our clients’ understanding of their business goals first and work backwards to a sensible legal course of action. Trademark and patent litigation, business disputes, government contracts and both US and international IP patents, trademarks and copyrights are just a few of the concerns that we handle for businesses the world over. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and sovereign governments, our talented national business lawyers consistently manage disputes, transactions, and intellectual property assets in an aggressive and cost-effective manner.
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Since Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig began in 2001, we have handled a wide range of business matters including trademark and patent litigation, business disputes, government contracts, U.S. and international IP patents, trademarks, and copyrights for clients that include small and medium-sized established businesses and start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and sovereign governments. Our attorneys come from diverse backgrounds and combine decades of experience to serve you and defend your interests. Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers flexible ideas, solutions, and fees in a variety of legal business matters.
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig understands the imperative of intellectual property protection. We use the most up-to-date, most secure methods to file your U.S. and international trademark, patent, and copyright applications. Our intellectual property attorneys include engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs who put decades of knowledge and experience to work for every client. From trademark and patent clearance searches to settling and litigating infringement disputes, we can aggressively defend your rights and interests. When a negotiated settlement is unavailable, our infringement litigation team has an impressive record of victories on behalf of our clients.
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig can bring your case to its best possible resolution while fully protecting your legal rights at every stage of the process. Litigation has been integral to Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig since our inception. We represent clients regarding a variety of civil, commercial, real estate and fiduciary matters in every region of the United States. We have the experience, the record, and the reputation that our clients seek and need. Don’t hesitate to contact us promptly about a specific case or about your ongoing legal needs.
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig’s business attorneys merge experience and knowledge with a commitment to deliver superior legal services. We predominantly represent mid-Atlantic businesses of all sizes. These businesses rely on Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig to meet their legal needs and advance their interests with aggressiveness, tactfulness, or whatever combination is best. Small and mid-sized businesses face a variety of legal challenges, so they need to partner with a law firm that offers genuine value and superlative service. Don’t hesitate to contact us regarding any business and corporate legal needs.
We know government contracts in a way that few firms can match. Former government lawyers are part of our team at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, and we are government contractors ourselves. Contractors need attorneys who understand their short and long-term goals, who know how government works, and who know how to avoid the many risks and potential pitfalls associated with obtaining and fulfilling government contracts. Do not hesitate to contact us before you begin to pursue a contract or at any point in your relationship with the government.
The experienced estate planning attorneys at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig are dedicated to candid, clear communication. We want to be certain that you understand your options, and we are always ready to answer your questions. Estate planning can include everything from a simple will or power of attorney to complicated trusts and directives. Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers comprehensive estate planning services and estate administration services. It’s never too early to plan for tomorrow. Make the call right away to a Washington D.C. estate planning lawyer at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig.
Since we began serving clients back in 2001, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig’s experienced real estate attorneys have handled real estate matters for individuals buying a home, for businesses large and small, for governments and government agencies, and for individuals with business interests. If you are buying or selling commercial or residential real estate – or considering it – we can put our experience to work on your behalf, making sure that your interests are protected and that the transaction is compliant in every way. We also advise clients about leasing issues, land use, zoning, and related concerns. If it becomes necessary, we will take aggressive legal action to protect your rights and defend your interests. Let an experienced Washington, D.C. real estate attorney with Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig provide the real estate answers and solutions you need.
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig thoroughly understands the imperative of protecting intellectual property, and we can ensure that yours receives full legal protection. We are located in the nation’s capital only minutes from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the U.S. Copyright Office. We use the most up-to-date, secure methods to file your domestic and international trademark, patent, and copyright applications. The intellectual property experts at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig include engineers, scientists, and seasoned entrepreneurs. These professionals put their decades of knowledge and experience to work for every client they represent and for every aspect of intellectual property protection. For all things intellectual property, our attorneys will aggressively defend your rights and work to advance your interests. While it’s usually preferable to settle intellectual property disputes through negotiation, if a negotiated settlement is unavailable, our legal team is skilled and experienced in infringement litigation, and we have compiled an impressive record of victories on behalf of our clients.
Located in Washington, DC, Richmond, VA and northern Virginia, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig serves clients locally and throughout the United States. Our experienced litigators offer dispute resolution services and other legal services to both businesses and individuals in almost every kind of legal case or dispute. We can bring your case to its best possible resolution while diligently protecting your legal rights at every stage of the legal process. Litigation has been an integral part of the Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig legal practice since our inception. We have advocated on behalf of clients regarding all types of commercial matters in every region of the United States. We have the legal experience, the record of success, and the reputation for excellence that our clients seek and need. Don’t hesitate to contact us promptly about a specific case or about your ongoing legal needs.
We know government contracts in a way that few law firms can match. Former government lawyers are part of the legal team at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, and we are government contractors ourselves. Contractors need attorneys who understand the contractor’s near-term and long-term goals, who know how government works, and who know how to move quickly beyond legal and bureaucratic red-tape to get to the heart of the matter. We work tenaciously to help contractors avoid the numerous risks and potential pitfalls associated with obtaining and fulfilling government contracts. Do not hesitate to contact us before you begin to pursue a contract or at any point in your relationship with the government.
In the global marketplace of the 21st century, corporations must have attorneys who can be aggressive at times, tactful at other times, and sometimes simultaneously aggressive and tactful. The attorneys at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig also merge experience and knowledge with a fervent commitment to superior client service to deliver world-class, corporate legal services to every client. We predominantly represent mid-Atlantic businesses of all sizes. These businesses confidently depend on Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig to meet their legal needs and advance their interests with aggressiveness, tactfulness, or whatever combination is most appropriate and effective. Small and mid-sized businesses face a variety of legal challenges almost daily, so they need to partner with a law firm that offers both genuine value and superlative client services. Don’t hesitate to contact us regarding any of your business and corporate legal needs.
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