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Supreme Court Slated to Review World Champion Rope Jumper’s Patent Case

We have a fascinating case that is expected to be reviewed by the Supreme Court this month. It involves a jump rope.  The Justices will consider whether to hear Jump Rope Sys., LLC v. Coulter Ventures, LLC, Appeal 22-1624, a case involving a Colorado inventor who claimed that a global manufacturer of strength and conditioning… Continue reading Supreme Court Slated to Review World Champion Rope Jumper’s Patent Case

In the News: DBL Partner, Robert Greenspoon, representing Molly Metz, inventor of Revolution Rope

Check out these incredible articles involving our very own Partner, Robert Greenspoon, representing Molly Metz, inventor of Revolution Rope, and the fight to save her patent.     Canceling a Patent Claim February 1, 2023 | Dennis Crouch “The pending case of Jump Rope Systems v. Coulter Ventures is fascinating to me as someone who teaches both… Continue reading In the News: DBL Partner, Robert Greenspoon, representing Molly Metz, inventor of Revolution Rope

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Named Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprise by National Veteran-Owned Business Association

VIENNA, VA (January 31, 2023) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (DBL) announced today that the national law firm has earned formal recognition as a Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprise (VBE) from the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA).  The nationally recognized gold standard in certification for veteran-owned businesses enables corporate America and the U.S. Government to proactively source… Continue reading Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Named Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprise by National Veteran-Owned Business Association

The International Registration of the Madrid System (WIPO)

By: Farzad A. Panjshiri  [1/30/23] My previous blog post, “What are the Types of Trademarks,” explained the distinction between Trademarks, Service Marks, State Marks, Federal Marks, and Common Law Marks, which are common types of protection for marks in the United States. This blog post concentrates on protecting marks outside of the United States, such… Continue reading The International Registration of the Madrid System (WIPO)

The Max Interest for Late Assessments in a Georgia HOA

January 27, 2023   |   By: David Ludwig The Georgia Property Owners’ Association Act—shortened to POA—was established to bolster the collection capabilities of homeowner associations. Covenants used to expire after 20 years in Georgia, but POAs allow them to renew automatically which reduces the need to facilitate costly renewal votes. Typically, the POA provides the explicit… Continue reading The Max Interest for Late Assessments in a Georgia HOA

The First Amendment & Trademark Parody: Bad Spaniels and the Collision of the Lanham Act

January 25, 2023   |   By: Tracy Pearson The Lanham Act (aka The U.S. Trademark Act), originally enacted and signed into law under President Truman in 1946, created the first national trademark registration system designed to protect registered trademark holders from four broad types of violations: 1) trademark infringement, 2) trademark dilution, 3) unfair competition, and… Continue reading The First Amendment & Trademark Parody: Bad Spaniels and the Collision of the Lanham Act

Domain Name Disputes: How to Protect Your Domain Name

January 24, 2023   |   By: David Ludwig Disputes regarding domain names can emerge from legitimate commercial competition as well as from misunderstandings, business opportunism, and domain brokers. Cybersquatters may try to put your domain name up for sale or auction. Or they may attract internet visitors to their own site and away from yours. In… Continue reading Domain Name Disputes: How to Protect Your Domain Name

How to Handle a Trademark Opposition

Receiving a Notice of Publication is perhaps one of the most exciting and gratifying parts of the trademark process short of getting an actual Registration Certificate. Now that you have successfully made it through the examination process at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) your mark will finally be published in the USPTO… Continue reading How to Handle a Trademark Opposition

Attorney Tom Dunlap weighs in on Fairfax CA Descano and FOIA laws on deleted messages

By Nick Minock | January 18th 2023 | ABC 7 News “FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney Steve Descano is under fire after 7News confirmed he uses an app that automatically deletes messages he sends and receives. Sources close to Descano told 7News that Descano is using the Signal app to avoid… Continue reading Attorney Tom Dunlap weighs in on Fairfax CA Descano and FOIA laws on deleted messages

Why Copyright Registration Matters

January 20, 2023   |   By: David Ludwig Creative works of expression are likely your most valuable assets if you are a film studio, photographer, software developer, writer, musician, or visual artist. To fully protect against copycats, you need federal copyright registration. Copyright law protects creative works of expression such as music, the written word, photographs,… Continue reading Why Copyright Registration Matters

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.