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Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Ranked as a Top Trademark Firm in World Trademark Review 1000

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is proud to announce that it has been ranked in the 2024 WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

VIENNA, VA (February 23, 2024) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (DBL), a veteran-owned law firm, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2024 edition of the WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. The WTR 1000, now in its 14th year, identifies the world’s leading trademark legal services providers through… Continue reading Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Ranked as a Top Trademark Firm in World Trademark Review 1000

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Launches Corporate Transparency Act Compliance Task Force

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Launches Corporate Transparency Act Compliance Task Force

VIENNA, VA (January 25, 2024) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (DBL), a renowned veteran-owned law firm, is proud to announce the establishment of a dedicated task force aimed at guiding clients through the intricacies of the recently enacted Corporate Transparency Act (CTA).   As businesses navigate an evolving regulatory landscape, compliance with transparency requirements becomes… Continue reading Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Launches Corporate Transparency Act Compliance Task Force

Hitched on Technical Grounds: TTAB Litigation Insights from Universal Life Church Monastery Storehouse v. American Marriage Ministries

Hitched on Technical Grounds: TTAB Litigation Insights from Universal Life Church Monastery Storehouse v. American Marriage Ministries   January 24, 2024 |  By: Michael Shafer and Alex Butterman   Trademark litigants should heed the cautionary tale in this case – develop your arguments or risk waiving them. The United States Court of Appeals for the… Continue reading Hitched on Technical Grounds: TTAB Litigation Insights from Universal Life Church Monastery Storehouse v. American Marriage Ministries

The Corporate Transparency Act: What Every Business Needs to Know

Tom Dunlap delves into the intricacies of the Corporate Transparency Act, a groundbreaking law enacted by the U.S. Treasury Department's FinCEN

  In this episode of the Blackletter Podcast, host Tom Dunlap delves into the intricacies of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), a groundbreaking law enacted by the United States Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes and Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Discover why the CTA is a game-changer for companies of all sizes, from small startups to… Continue reading The Corporate Transparency Act: What Every Business Needs to Know

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Strengthens Nationwide Presence with Addition of Partner H. Scott Johnson, Jr.

Addition of Partner H. Scott Johnson, Jr.

VIENNA, VA (January 8, 2023) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (DBL), a renowned veteran-owned law firm, is pleased to announce the latest expansion of its nationwide reach with the addition of Partner H. Scott Johnson, Jr. to its esteemed team. Johnson’s expertise and exceptional legal acumen make him a valuable asset to DBL as it… Continue reading Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Strengthens Nationwide Presence with Addition of Partner H. Scott Johnson, Jr.

Apple Watch Imports (Possibly) Banned by the ITC: What Patent Owners Need to Know

Apple Watch Imports (Possibly) Banned by the ITC: What Patent Owners Need to Know

January 2, 2024 |  By: Mark Magas and Robert Greenspoon   You may have a tough time buying a new Apple Watch this year.   What’s Happening with the Apple Watch?   Regular consumers now enjoy a front-row seat to the long-running intellectual property dispute between Apple, the tech giant based in Cupertino, California, and… Continue reading Apple Watch Imports (Possibly) Banned by the ITC: What Patent Owners Need to Know

What Does Using ChatGPT Mean For Lawyers

What Does Using ChatGPT Mean For Lawyers

December 22, 2023 |  By: Hyung Gyu (Leo) Sun   At an age where artificial intelligence technologies are taking over tasks of various occupations, it would be tempting for lawyers to jump on that train and let the new technologies handle their legal work. Not so fast. Because lawyers are charged with the responsibility of carrying out legal… Continue reading What Does Using ChatGPT Mean For Lawyers

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Strengthens Nationwide Presence with Addition of Partner George Reilly

DBL is pleased to announce the latest expansion of its nationwide reach with the addition of Partner George Reilly to its esteemed team...

VIENNA, VA (December 13, 2023) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (DBL), a renowned veteran-owned law firm, is pleased to announce the latest expansion of its nationwide reach with the addition of Partner George Reilly to its esteemed team. Reilly’s expertise and exceptional legal acumen make him a valuable asset to DBL as it continues to… Continue reading Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Strengthens Nationwide Presence with Addition of Partner George Reilly

THE “NEW” NARRATIVE REQUIREMENT IN SBA 8(a): BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY FOR SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS OWNERS

THE "NEW" NARRATIVE REQUIREMENT IN SBA 8(a): BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY FOR SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS OWNERS

The “New” Narrative Requirement In SBA 8(a): Business Development Program Eligibility For Socially And Economically Disadvantaged Business Owners   November 30, 2023   |   By: Tracy Pearson and David Ludwig   The US Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has a long history of supporting socially and economically disadvantaged business owners under Title 15, Chapter 14A, Sections 636(j)(10)… Continue reading THE “NEW” NARRATIVE REQUIREMENT IN SBA 8(a): BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY FOR SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS OWNERS

Could TRUMP TOO SMALL Shrink Free Speech Rights in The Trademark Application Process?

Trump Too Small Trademark Case and USPTO Free Speech Rights   October 11, 2023   |   By: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig   The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on November 1, 2023 for Vidal v. Elster, a case that questions whether an application to register “TRUMP TOO SMALL” as a mark can be refused registration,… Continue reading Could TRUMP TOO SMALL Shrink Free Speech Rights in The Trademark Application Process?

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.